The popular medical news magazine show, Living With Diabetes, has returned to television. Kaleidoscope, the Americans with Disabilities Channel, airs the program every Monday at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, and on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. EST. Living With Diabetes is available in 15 million homes across the United States.
The program has aired 118 half-hour episodes since 1992 on the CNBC and Lifetime networks and highlights a variety of diabetes topics. Featuring leading medical professionals and celebrities with diabetes, and presented in a news format, Living With Diabetes is a great source of information. The show is also open captioned for hearing impaired viewers-no special devices are needed, since all viewers see the captioning.
Pat Gallagher hosts the program. After suffering from diabetes for 26 years and watching his mother die from complications of the disease, Gallagher is dedicated to bringing viewers the most up to date information.
To find out which station in your area broadcasts Living With Diabetes, call Kaleidoscope (KTV). The phone number is (210) 824-7446.
A 73-minute video called The Basics of Diabetes is available from Living With Diabetes. It offers tips for type Is and IIs about weight loss, blood sugar monitoring, cholesterol, foot care, and reducing the risks of complications. The video can be purchased for $12.95 + $3.00 shipping and handling by calling (800) 433-2469. You can send a check to: Living With Diabetes Video, P.O. Box 2514, Vista, CA 92085.