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October 23, 2021

Diabetes Treatment, the Mind/Heart/Body Connection
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Diabetes Treatment, the Mind/Heart/Body Connection
Diabetes affects nearly 1 in 10 American adults. We’ll talk to Rozalina McCoy, M.D., a primary care physician and endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic, who says there’s a fine line between enough treatment and too much, in the effort to control blood sugar. She recommends customized treatment regimens, tailored to each individual patient.

Then, the American Heart Association recently released a new Scientific Statement, stressing the importance of the connection between mind and body. We’ll learn about the most dangerous negative psychological health conditions, from Glenn N. Levine, M.D., FAHA, master clinician and professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, chief of the cardiology section at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, who was chair of the writing committee for the Scientific Statement.

And, could a computer match or even outperform a human physician in diagnosing illnesses? Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; Associate Professor of Medicine and Hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, led a study to find out.

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