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Breaking Down Type-1, Type-2 & Gestational Diabetes

Summary: Do you know the specific differences between type-1, type-2 and gestational Diabetes?
Air Date: 11/8/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Leigh Vinocur, MD
Guest Bio: Howard Mell, MD
Dr. Howard Mell is the medical director of the emergency department at Lake West Hospital in Willoughby, Ohio. He also is the EMS Medical Director for the Lake Health System in Concord, Ohio. In that capacity he oversees 14 fire departments, two private ambulance services, three tactical units, two industrial brigades, and a water park first aid team. Dr. Mell was a full time paramedic and firefighter before and during college. Dr. Mell is from Chicago and completed his residency in emergency medicine at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., in 2007. He is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
Breaking Down Type-1, Type-2 & Gestational Diabetes
Diabetes is one of the most rampant diseases in the United States today.

Pre-Diabetes is on the rise, to the point where it has almost become the norm in emergency rooms' glucose readings.

Do you or a loved one suffer from Diabetes or pre-diabetes? Would you know the specific differences between type-1, type-2 and gestational Diabetes?

Special guest, Dr. Howard Mell, helps break down the different types of diabetes and how you can help protect yourself and your loved ones from this life-changing disease.
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