In this informative podcast, Jake A. Kushner M.D., pediatric endocrinologist and Medical Director of McNair Interests, shares his thoughts about diabetes, and other health conditions.
Dr. Kushner is a respected diabetes researcher focused heavily in multiple areas of study such as type 1 diabetes and various endocrine disorders. In this podcast, Dr. Kushner talks about his extensive background as a pediatric endocrinologist. He recounts what piqued his interest in the research of diabetes. Other issues he has a particular interest in include: hypoglycemia, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, and healthcare. The diabetes doctor explains many processes of the body and how the body deals with substances such as glucose and carbohydrates. He outlines some of the nutrients and foods that are commonly consumed and how they impact the body. Additionally he explains dietary requirements and the various processes of our internal systems.
Dr. Kushner is a graduate of UC Berkeley and holds a medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York. He completed his medical residency in pediatrics at Brown University, and has devoted his life to the study and treatment of disease and helping people improve their health.