Podcast: Advancements in Obesity and Diabetes Management

In this episode of Back to Health, Anyanate Gwendolyne Jack, M.D. and Rachel Stahl Salzman, M.S. discuss what patients should know about the recent advancements in obesity and diabetes management. The panel discusses the ongoing rise in cases for obesity, pre-diabetes and diabetes. They review risk factors and behaviors can lead to obesity, as well as addressing systemic issues that can lead to disparities in diverse communities. They highlight the multidisciplinary team approach available at Weill Cornell Medicine, which can helps to develop an individual plan that addresses a patient's unique concerns. They review new digital tools for tracking exercise and monitoring health outside of the doctor's office. They review the importance of destigmatizing the language around medical conditions and humanizing patients living with comorbidities.

Back To Health is your source for the latest in health, wellness and medical care for the whole family. Our team of world-renowned physicians at Weill Cornell Medicine, are having in-depth conversations covering trending health topics, wellness tips and medical breakthroughs.

With the spotlight on our collaborative approach to patient care, the series will present cutting-edge treatments, innovative therapies as well as real-life stories that will answer common questions for both patients and their caregivers.

We understand that medicine is complex and can be overwhelming. We’ve developed this as a resource for you, your loved ones and our community of patients because we believe that knowledge is empowering and necessary to making confident decisions about your health. If you’re a parent, be sure to check out Kids Health Cast.

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