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How Much Weight Loss Is Necessary For Diabetic Improvements? - Dr. Mestman (VIDEO)

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Dr. Mestman explains how much weight a diabetic women needs to lose to improve her condition.

Dr. Mestman:
Any way that the diabetic person loses will improve their conditions, one pound, two pound, three pounds… the ideal of course is to reach the ideal by the weight according to height and age, but any way that people can lose will benefit the management of diabetes.

About Dr.Mestman, M.D.:
Dr. Jorge Mestman attended the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina and received his medical degree in 1955. He then came to Los Angeles to perform his internship and residency training at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan. Dr. Mestman completed his fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism at USC. In addition to authoring over a hundred journal articles and book chapters on diabetes and thyroid disease, Dr. Mestman is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the 2002 Norbert Frienkel Lecture Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Diabetes and Pregnancy by the American Diabetes Association. He is currently a Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine at USC and the Director of the USC Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases.

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