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Bariatric Surgery to Control Diabetes, This Week on Sound Medicine

April 20, 2011 -- This week on Sound Medicine, bariatric surgeon Robin Blackstone, M.D., will discuss an additional benefit to laparoscopic bypass surgery: diabetes management. Other topics this week include an argument against the new mammography guidelines; how hope affects cancer patients; and tips on childrearing from Oprah’s own “Dr. Mike” Roizen. Also, nutritionist Alix Litwak offers tips for a healthy breakfast. Sound Medicine airs on WFYI, 90.1FM, and on many other public radio stations, this weekend, April 23 and 24. read more...

Diary of a Civil War Nurse, This week on Sound Medicine

June 29, 2011 -- This Fourth of July week, Sound Medicine will share stories about the history of medicine in the United States, including a Civil War nurse’s diary, the development of medical insulin, vaccines in colonial America, and the birth of osteopathy in the U.S. Sound Medicine airs July 2 and 3 on WFYI, 90.1.FM, and on many other public radio stations nationwide. read more...

Department of Health and Human Services to Honor Diabetes Prevention Program

July 22, 2011 -- YMCA of the USA has been named the recipient of a 2011 Health Living Innovation Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a program developed by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine to bring affordable diabetes prevention to the community. read more...

Prognosis for the Affordable Care Act -- This Week on Sound Medicine

January 19, 2012 -- This week on Sound Medicine, Indiana University health policy specialist Aaron Carroll, M.D., discusses possible outcomes for the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act. read more...

Pilot Diabetes Program Links Doctors, Patients and Communities to Health Resources

February 29, 2012 -- A pilot program at the Indiana University School of Medicine Diabetes Translational Research Center hopes to streamline the process of connecting people with type 2 diabetes to community wellness resources. read more...

Statin Drug Warnings — This Week on Sound Medicine

March 15, 2012 -- Krannert Institute of Cardiology heart specialist Douglas Zipes discusses recent Food and Drug Administration warnings about blood sugar risks for some patients taking statin drugs. read more...