DPL Health Radio gets the facts on the H1N1 (swine) flu from Chris Lindley, Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Chris provides the latest details on the H1N1 vaccine, school preparedness and what you can do to protect yourself from the flu. (Note: this podcast was recorded on August 20, 2009. Updated podcasts will be posted here as new information becomes available.)
LaLani Dockter, a Diabetes Clinical Resource Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center recently sat down with DPL Health Radio to discuss many aspects of diabetes. This four part series includes an introduction to diabetes, meal planning and exercise, medications and monitoring, as well as complications that may result from diabetes. For more information on diabetes, please visit the American Diabetes Association.
Colorado Anti-Violence Program - Interview with Crystal Middlestadt: Listen Now
This podcast is a conversation with Crystal Middlestadt, Director of Training and Education with the Colorado Anti-Violence Program. Since 1986 the Colorado Anti-Violence Program has been dedicated to eliminating violence within and against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in Colorado, and providing the highest quality services to survivors. CAVP provides direct client services including crisis intervention, information, and referrals for LGBT victims of violence 24 hours a day.
This series of podcasts features Dr. Judy Paley, a board-certified internist. Dr. Paley has been with a large private practice in Denver since 1982. She has a particular interest in women's health issues, specifically "mid-life maintenance," including everything you need to know to maintain good health through middle-age and beyond. For more information about Dr. Paley and women’s health issues, please visit Dr. Paley’s blogs: Denver Doc Online Doc of Ages Menopause Moments
Multiple Sclerosis - Interview with Dr. Timothy Vollmer, MD: Listen Now
Dr. Timothy Vollmer joined the Rocky Mountain MS Center in August, 2008 bringing 26 years of experience with him. In addition to his work with the Rocky Mountain MS Center, Dr. Vollmer is a faculty member of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and serves as Co-Director of the Rocky Mountain MS Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus. For more information, please visit the Rocky Mountain MS Center web site.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Interview with Dr. Robert Pratt, MD: Listen Now
Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Robert Pratt is a neurologist with Blue Sky Neurology and is a member of the Colorado Neurological Institute. He practices medicine at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, CO and is one of the neurologists who comprise the Swedish Stroke Program. Having completed a fellowship in peripheral nerve and muscle disease, Dr. Pratt is also board-certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Originally from West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Pratt attended Yale University as an undergraduate and later completed medical school residency and fellowship training at Columbia University in New York City. For more information, please visit the Colorado Neurological Institute web site.
Dr. Fanale is a board-certified neurologist specializing in Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease. He graduated from the MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, in May 2000 and subsequently completed residency training in preliminary medicine and neurology at Hahnemann. He completed a fellowship in stroke/cerebrovascular disease at the University of California at San Diego Medical Center. There he had experience with a telemedicine network that connects 5 rural hospitals in California with stroke neurologists at the UCSD Stroke Center, improving stroke diagnosis, treatment and outcome. He is actively involved in a telemedicine for acute stroke program in Colorado. Dr. Fanale is involved in stroke research and education through the Colorado Neurological Institute.
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