Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Setting Manageable Goals Premieres August 25th

Diabetes is a complex disease that needs to be managed carefully for success. Setting realistic goals is a key part of this equation. Dr. Steven Edelman talks with Angela Norton, RN, and diabetes patient Chet Carney about setting goals tailored for your lifestyle and creative tips to stay on track. For the complete air schedule […]

Diabetes is a complex disease that needs to be managed carefully for success. Setting realistic goals is a key part of this equation. Dr. Steven Edelman talks with Angela Norton, RN, and diabetes patient Chet Carney about setting goals tailored for your lifestyle and creative tips to stay on track.

For the complete air schedule and to view the program online, click here.

Born and raised in England and diagnosed with type 1 diabetes more than 30 years ago, Angela is more than familiar with diabetes and its day-to-day challenges. In fact, she has devoted her life to helping people with diabetes realize their potential in managing the disease. She currently works as a diabetes nurse educator at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center and serves as a guiding light on the path of control for people with diabetes and their families.

Monthly Highlights: August 2011

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Aging Isn’t Easy

It’s true that aging isn’t easy, but research and lifestyle tips from UC San Diego experts can help. Tune in Thursday nights to discover the latest in healthy aging, including a discussion about menopause and keeping your brain active as you age.

Research on Aging: The Aging Brain

Health Matters: Menopause

More aging programs at www.ucsd.tv/aging

Life Beneath the Sea

Discover the mysteries of marine life with these “Perspectives on Ocean Science” programs from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium, Wednesday nights in August.

Sharks

Sea Turtles of Indonesian New Guinea

New Discoveries in Deep-Sea Animal Diversity

Gulf of California’s Deep-Sea Secrets

Listening to Whales

Diabetes: Setting Manageable Goals


Our award-winning series “Taking Control of Your Diabetes” (TCOYD) continues with a discussion of setting realistic goals to successfully manage this complex disease. Dr. Steven Edelman talks with Angela Norton, RN, and diabetes patient Chet Carney about setting goals tailored for your lifestyle and creative tips to stay on track.

Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Setting Manageable Goals


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

All programs repeat throughout the month. Visit the Program Schedule on our web site for additional air dates and times.

Health & Medicine

Celiac Disease and Gluten: Facts, Fiction & Controversies

Health Matters: Personalized Medicine and Drug Safety

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Science

CARTA: Uniquely Human Gene Regulation, Signaling Networks and Gene Changes

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Public Affairs

Same Sex Marriage: Past, Present, and Future

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HumanitiesHumanities

Kamza and Bar Kamza
Featuring an interactive website to enrich the TV viewing experience!

Deborah Lipstadt: The Eichmann Trial

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Arts & Music Arts & Music

Symphony of Clouds: Musical Adventures of the Boy Mozart

Robert Polito and Patricia Patterson: Farber on Film

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Check out the latest additions to our online video archive

Osher UCSD: Redrawing Lines Between Chimps and Humans

Children and Armed Conflict: The International Response

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: Concerto

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Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Lifestyle Modifications Premieres July 28th

Finding stability in your lifestyle is key to successful diabetes self-management. Coping with the pressures of daily life, compounded by the added medical conditions often associated with diabetes, can make this a constant struggle. In the latest installment of TCOYD, premiering July 28 at 8pm on UCSD-TV, Dr. Steven Edelman talks with Dr. Bill Polonsky […]

Finding stability in your lifestyle is key to successful diabetes self-management. Coping with the pressures of daily life, compounded by the added medical conditions often associated with diabetes, can make this a constant struggle.

In the latest installment of TCOYD, premiering July 28 at 8pm on UCSD-TV, Dr. Steven Edelman talks with Dr. Bill Polonsky and diabetes patient Celeste Kelley about the obstacles that often stand in the way of good diabetes management and what can be done to overcome them.

For the complete air schedule and to view the program online, click here.

Dr. William H. Polonsky, PhD, CDE is the founder and president of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute as well as an Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. He received his PhD in clinical psychology from Yale University and has served as Chairman of the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators, Senior Psychologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is an active researcher in behavioral diabetes, with his most recent projects focusing on the utility of home blood glucose monitoring in type 2 diabetes, the emotional and behavioral consequences of being diagnosed with diabetes, and the value of diabetes self-management support training for health care professionals.

Dr. Polonsky has served on the editorial boards of numerous professional and lay publications, including Diabetes Care, Diabetes Forecast, Clinical Diabetes, Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes Health. A licensed clinical psychologist and certified diabetes educator, he has also authored Diabetes Burnout: What to Do When You Can’t Take it Anymore, a book for patients published by the American Diabetes Association.

Get Your Move On Tip – Staying Fit on the Go

TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Michelle Day has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit. Keep a resistance tube in your luggage whenever you travel. Tubes are lightweight to travel with yet very effective with helping you strengthen your muscles. Also check out your hotel TV for video workouts. Many hotels […]


TCOYD’s resident fitness expert Michelle Day has a tip to keep your diabetes in check and your body fit.

Keep a resistance tube in your luggage whenever you travel. Tubes are lightweight to travel with yet very effective with helping you strengthen your muscles. Also check out your hotel TV for video workouts. Many hotels offer free fitness segments on their on-demand TV station.

The New Season of TCOYD is Here

The new season of Taking Control of Your Diabetes begins tonight with Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Natural History of Type 2 Diabetes at 8pm. Welcome to a new season of Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Our goal is to encourage you to not just cope with your diabetes but to take the lead role […]

The new season of Taking Control of Your Diabetes begins tonight with Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Natural History of Type 2 Diabetes at 8pm.

Welcome to a new season of Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Our goal is to encourage you to not just cope with your diabetes but to take the lead role in your diabetes plan – and your life. This season, we put the focus on getting activated – giving you the tools to be educated, motivated and empowered to take control of your diabetes with a positive attitude.

It is easy to become disheartened with the day-to-day frustrations of this chronic condition and all of the demands put forth by our professional community. Taking Control of Your Diabetes is here as a resource for patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers to help make these daunting tasks more manageable and help address the emotional toll they take. Join us as we sit down with experts as well as people living with diabetes to discover how to get healthy, get fit, get knowledge, get in control, and GET ACTIVATED!

– Dr. Steve Edelman