In this episode, Susan Elder and Glenn Pasewicz interview Helen Khanzhina about the latest in a series of ongoing reports covering the Diabetes epidemic in Pennsylvania. Their conversion covers the associated health risks of Covid-19 to people with Diabetes, the role of telehealth in treating the disease, and recent statistical trends. For more information see the full report, "Diabetes in Pennsylvania: Prevention and Maintenance Programs - Fifth Biennial Report," available on the JSGC website.
Advocacy Organizations and Educational Resources mentioned in this episode: Diabetes Action Network, Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition, Diabetes Sisters, JDRF, T1D Exchange, PA Dept. of Health, and the PA Dept. of Aging.
Podcast music by Joseph McDade.