We are pleased to welcome back Dr. Nina Sax to Vox Pop Medical Monday. Dr. Sax is a gastroenterologist affiliated with St. Peter's Hospital in Albany and Albany Gastroenterology Associates. Alan Chartock hosts.
Dr. Sven Hida joins us to answer listeners' questions pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases and disorders. Ray Graf fills in for Alan Chartock as host.
Joining Alan Chartock today is Dr. Clement Darling, President of The Vascular Group, Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Albany Medical Center Hospital, Professor of Surgery at Albany Medical College, and Chair of the Vascular Educational Endowment Fund. He is is Board Certified in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 percent of U.S. adults are obese, and medical costs for those adults is over $1,400 higher than for those of normal weight. Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Chi Cheung of CHP-Adams Internists. Dr. Chi Cheung is Berkshire County’s first obesity specialist. A board certified internist, Dr. Cheung works closely with dieticians, nutritionists, and others who can assist patients with wellness and lifestyle issues.