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.
It’s that time of year again – the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and wintertime can be an exciting time for family, friends and cold-weather sports. But for hospital emergency rooms, it’s a time for hypothermia, frostbite, carbon-monoxide poisoning and snow-shoveling safety.
November is National Diabetes Month. Joining us on this Medical Monday to talk about the disease that afflicts more than 25 million Americans, is endocrinologist Dr. Gregg Gerety and NBA legend Dominique Wilkins.
Joining us today to talk pediatrics is Dr. Richard Solby – a practicing pediatrician in Johnstown, New York. He comes to us from Nathan-Littauer hospital, and has a passion for health, wellness, and fitness. Dr. Solby is also an outspoken advocate for the prevention of childhood obesity. Alan Chartock hosts.
In the studio today on this Medical Monday is Dr. Gerald Ortiz, a board certified orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, New York. His practice is focused on arthroscopic minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, as well as pediatric and foot and ankle disorders.
Joining us today on Vox Pop - Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Berkshire Medical Center is here to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues for the latest edition of Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.