Dr. Yehuda Handelsman is an endocrinologist in solo practice in Tarzana, California; Medical Director, Metabolic Institute of America; and Senior Scientific Consultant, Metabolic Endocrine Education Foundation. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, and a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Handelsman obtained his MD from Tel Aviv University, Israel; residency in internal medicine at New York Infirmary Beekman Downtown Hospital - New York University, New York; and fellowship in diabetes and endocrinology, University of Southern California Medical School, Los Angeles. Currently, he is Secretary of AACE and a member of the Executive Committee.
Dr. Handelsman serves on AACE’s National Lipids Guidelines, Diabetes Road Map, Insulin Pump Management & Safety Task Force; and the American College of Endocrinology Committee on Prevention of Diabetes. He is a founding member, immediate past president, and chair of the education committee to develop endocrine-metabolic education programs for physicians of the California chapter of AACE.
Dr Handelsman is founder & chair of the International Committee for Insulin Resistance, and the chair and program director of the Annual World Congress on the Insulin Resistance Syndrome(2003-08).
Dr. Handelsman introduces himself and describes insulin resistance, a condition that occurs when the body does not properly use the insulin produced.
January 29, 2010 - 10:57am
Dr. Handelsman describes metabolic syndrome, which places patients at an increased risk for coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes says the American Heart Association.
January 29, 2010 - 10:50am
Dr. Handelsman describes the alterations a woman with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes should incorporate into her life.
October 27, 2009 - 10:08am
Dr. Handelsman shares what test a woman should ask for if she suspects she is insulin resistant.
November 19, 2008 - 10:38am
Dr. Handelsman explains the steps a woman should take to determine if she correctly or incorrectly suspects she is insulin resistant.
November 19, 2008 - 10:35am
Dr. Handelsman shares what type of woman is at risk for insulin resistance.
November 14, 2008 - 2:27pm
Dr. Handelsman explains the relationship between diabetes and insulin resistance.
November 14, 2008 - 2:24pm
Dr. Handelsman shares what medical conditions are associated with insulin resistance.
November 14, 2008 - 2:18pm
Dr. Handelsman explains the causes of insulin resistance.
November 14, 2008 - 2:13pm