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Diabetes: Trends, Challenges, Solutions, Dr. Joel Zonszein
Joel Zonszein, M.D.
, professor of clinical medicine at Einstein and director of the Clinical Diabetes Center at Montefiore Medical Center, discusses alarming changes he's observed in the severity of type 2 diabetes during his more than three decades of treating patients. Dr. Zonszein explores the disturbing trend of young people, many of them teens, developing an aggressive form of type 2 diabetes that often is accompanied by high blood pressure, high cholesterol and fatty liver disease. He also addresses the special challenges of type 1 diabetics and suggests best practices for managing both types of the disease. This topical news segment is hosted by Paul Moniz, managing director of communications and marketing. (January 21, 2011)