Your Health

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.

UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.

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May 18, 2015

Diabetes Prevention

Photo of Doctor Nanette Steinle, M.D.One in every three Americans is at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. But you may be able to delay or prevent the disease by following a few basic rules – control your weight, eat a healthy diet and stay active.

University of Maryland endocrinologist Dr. Nanette I. Steinle will talk about how you can improve your diet and make other lifestyle changes that will not only help to prevent Type 2 diabetes but also cardiovascular disease. She will also offer suggestions on how you can get started.

Do you have a question about diabetes prevention? Send us your question via Twitter @MPTNews #yourhealth. Then watch Direct Connection on May 18 at 7:30 p.m. to see if we use your question on the show.

Nanette I. Steinle, MD, RDN

Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Endocrinologist, University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, UMMC Midtown Campus  
Interim Chief, Diabetes and Endocrinology Section, Baltimore VA Medical Center 

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This page was last updated: May 14, 2015

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