Diabetes Prevention Program in Rochester

Practice Transformation Institute (PTI) offers Diabetes Prevention Program in Rochester Beginning October 3 Starting October 3, Practice Transformation Institute (PTI), a non-profit organization providing continuing medical education and customized learning programs that improve health outcomes and the individual care delivery experience, will present the National Diabetes Prevention Program to educate individuals on the importance of moderate lifestyle changes and how increased physical … [Read more...]

Not so sweet: Learning to treat children who have an adult illness

Last week the American Academy of Pediatrics debuted a list of guidelines for diagnosing and treating youngsters, ages 10 to 18 with type 2 diabetes. Children are now exhibiting the insulin-deficient health condition formerly exclusive to adults and this is a significant concern, Amy Banes-Berceli, a biology professor at Oakland University said. “It means we are in the middle of a serious health problem,” Banes-Berceli said. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic or lifetime condition … [Read more...]