New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is on the verge of making medical marijuana legal in the state—a treatment that researchers are now saying may help control blood sugar and diabetes. Joining us on this Medical Monday is diabetes specialist Dr. Matthew Leinung, director of endocrinology and metabolism at Albany Medical Center. He’s here to respond to your questions.
Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Hassan Shawa, of the Albany Medical Center Endocrinology Division. He specializes in thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalance and treatment of gland tumors, and is here to respond to your questions on these topics.
Joining us today on Medical Monday to talk about endocrinology is Dr. Gregg Gerety.
After graduating from the University of Vermont, Dr. Gerety went to medical school at the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. He studied internal medicine in Albany, and completed his fellowship in endocrinology at Yale in 1988.
Board-certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, Dr. Gerety is a past-president of the American Diabetes Association - New York State affiliate. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.