2006 Episode Guide

dLifeTV 2006 Episode Guide

December 31, 2006

Topics:The high cost of diabetes care, and how it impacts real people across America; an expert answers your health insurance questions; and smart fast food choices.

Special Guests: Stewart Perry

 
 

December 24, 2006

Topics: On the rodeo circuit with World-Champion Steer Wrestler Luke Branquinho; knowing all your numbers for good diabetes health.

Special Guests: Missy Porteous

 
 
 

December 17, 2006

Topics:A visit to the examining room of world-renown physician Dr. David Nathan. Plus, gastroparesis – could you have it? And who do you tell, and not tell, about your diabetes?

Special Guests: Dr. David Nathan; Dr. John deCsepel

 
 

December 10, 2006

Topics:How to start a successful diabetes support group; mastering diabetes through martial arts; and the inspirational story of Jeanette Jordan, a diabetes educator who uses the power of faith to improve diabetes care in her community.

Special Guests: Donna Gibbons.

 

December 3, 2006

Topics:dLife takes you through the supermarket aisles for healthy diabetes meal planning; on stage with comedian Bo Irvine, and on the road with world-class runner Missy Foy. Plus, Dr. James Gavin explores the real reasons behind the explosion of type 2 diabetes in America.

Special Guests: Dr. James Gavin, Christine Gerbstadt.

 
 
 

November 26, 2006

Topics:The global center of the diabetes crisis – how India is dealing with the epidemic; the lifesaving mission of Ron Raab; and Chinese cooking that’s kind to your diabetes, with Chef Franklin Becker. Plus – understanding the genetics of diabetes with Dr. C. Ronald Kahn of the Joslin Diabetes Center.

Special Guests: Dr. C. Ronald Kahn

 

November 19, 2006

Topics:dLife explores relationships and intimacy. The dating life with diabetes; dealing with erectile dysfunction; and talking to your partner. Plus, Super Bowl Champion Kendall Simmons on and off the field.

Special Guests: Kendall Simmons.

 
 
 

November 12, 2006

Topics: Dr. Denise Faustman speaks candidly about her controversial diabetes research; recognizing the signs of diabulimia and insulin manipulation in your child; and fast and easy meals with Chef Franklin Becker.

Special Guests: Dr. Denise Faustman

 
 

November 05, 2006

Topics: Olympic Gold Medalist Gary Hall, Jr. reveals his plans for the next Olympic games; two NBA legends make the link between heart disease and diabetes; and dLife investigates complementary therapies for diabetes. Plus, Chef Franklin Becker heats it up on the barbeque.

Special Guests: Gary Hall, Jr., Mona Morstein, Chef Franklin Becker.

 
 
 
 

October 29, 2006

Topics: Advocate Crystal Jackson explains your child’s rights and how to make the school system work for you; how one mother is fighting to change the way her school thinks about diabetes care; and going to camp with diabetes.

Special Guests: Crystal Jackson

 
 

October 22, 2006

Topics: dLife takes an indepth look at the breakthrough diabetes products Exubera and Byetta; cutting risk and improving care in San Antonio; and one man’s quest to climb mountains with diabetes.

Special Guests: Will Cross; David Nathan MD; Irl Hirsch; Maria Montez CDE

 

 
 

Topics: The heroic story of Eva Saxl, a Holocaust refugee who survived World War II through determination, ingenuity, and her husband’s homemade insulin. Plus, Jim Turner explores “politically-correct” diabetes lingo.

Special Guests: Chef Franklin Becker

 

October 8, 2006

Topics: Experts debate just what “good diabetes control” really is; one of America’s premiere endocrinologists talks about high tech advances in patient care; and low-carb cooking, Southern style, with dLife Chef Franklin Becker.

Special Guests: Dr. Richard Bernstein, Dr. Howard Wolpert, Chef Franklin Becker

 
 
 

October 1, 2006

Topics: The high cost of diabetes care, and how it impacts real people across America; an expert answers your health insurance questions; and smart fast food choices.

Special Guests: Stewart Perry

 

September 24, 2006

Topics: Cardiologist Dr. Sheldon Gottleib discusses how to minimize your risk factors for diabetes-related heart disease; Parade magazine editor Fran Carpentier talks frankly about juggling career and family with type 1 diabetes; and tips for eating out without losing control.

Special Guests: Dr. Sheldon Gottlieb; Fran Carpentier, Sr. Ed., Parade Magazine; Howard Steinberg, Founder & CEO, dLife

 
 

September 17, 2006

Topics: On the rodeo circuit with World-Champion Steer Wrestler Luke Branquinho; knowing all your numbers for good diabetes health.

Special Guests: Missy Porteous

 
 

September 10, 2006

Topics: A visit to the examining room of world-renown physician Dr. David Nathan. Plus, gastroparesis – could you have it? And who do you tell, and not tell, about your diabetes?

Special Guests: Dr. David Nathan; Dr. John deCsepel

 
 

September 3, 2006

Topics: How to start a successful diabetes support group; mastering diabetes through martial arts; and the inspirational story of Jeanette Jordan, a diabetes educator who uses the power of faith to improve diabetes care in her community.

Special Guests: Donna Gibbons

 
 

August 27, 2006

Topics: dLife takes you through the supermarket aisles for healthy diabetes meal planning; on stage with comedian Bo Irvine, and on the road with world-class runner Missy Foy. Plus, Dr. James Gavin explores the real reasons behind the explosion of type 2 diabetes in America.

Special Guests: Dr. James Gavin, Christine Gerbstadt

 
 

August 20, 2006

Topics: The global center of the diabetes crisis – how India is dealing with the epidemic; the lifesaving mission of Ron Raab; and Chinese cooking that’s kind to your diabetes, with Chef Franklin Becker. Plus – understanding the genetics of diabetes with Dr. C. Ronald Kahn of the Joslin Diabetes Center

Special Guests: Dr. C. Ronald Kahn

 
 
 

August 13, 2006

Topics: dLife explores relationships and intimacy. The dating life with diabetes; dealing with erectile dysfunction; and talking to your partner. Plus, Super Bowl Champion Kendall Simmons on and off the field.

Special Guests: Kendall Simmons

 

 
 

August 6, 2006

Topics: Dr. Denise Faustman speaks candidly about her controversial diabetes research; recognizing the signs of diabulimia and insulin manipulation in your child; and fast and easy meals with Chef Franklin Becker.

Special Guests: Dr. Denise Faustman.

 

July 30, 2006

Topics: Olympic Gold Medalist Gary Hall, Jr. reveals his plans for the next Olympic games; two NBA legends make the link between heart disease and diabetes; and dLife investigates complementary therapies for diabetes. Plus, Chef Franklin Becker heats it up on the barbeque.

Special Guests: Gary Hall, Jr., Mona Morstein, Chef Franklin Becker.

 

July 23, 2006

Topics: Advocate Crystal Jackson explains your child’s rights and how to make the school system work for you; how one mother is fighting to change the way her school thinks about diabetes care; and going to camp with diabetes.

Special Guests: Crystal Jackson.

 

July 16, 2006

Topics: dLife takes an indepth look at the breakthrough diabetes products Exubera and Byetta; cutting risk and improving care in San Antonio; and one man’s quest to climb mountains with diabetes. Special Guests:

Special Guests: Will Cross; David Nathan MD; Irl Hirsch; Maria Montez CDE.

 

July 9, 2006

Topics: The heroic story of Eva Saxl, a Holocaust refugee who survived World War II through determination, ingenuity, and her husband’s homemade insulin. Plus, Jim Turner explores “politically-correct” diabetes lingo. Special Guests:

Special Guests: Chef Franklin Becker.

 

July 2, 2006

Topics: Experts debate just what “good diabetes control” really is; one of America’s premiere endocrinologists talks about high tech advances in patient care; and low-carb cooking, Southern style, with dLife Chef Franklin Becker.

Special Guests: Dr. Richard Bernstein, Dr. Howard Wolpert, Chef Franklin Becker.

 

June 25, 2006

Topics: The high cost of diabetes care, and how it impacts real people across America; an expert answers your health insurance questions; and smart fast food choices.

Special Guests: Stewart Perry.

 

June 18, 2006

Topics: The basics of eating right with diabetes; gadgets and gizmos that can help you control your dLife, and a visit with diabetes makeover candidate Rachel Jones and her healthcare team.

Special Guests: Rachel Jones; Dr. Christine Gerbstadt; Paul Frickman; Anne Fittante; Pam Kelly; and David Jackson.

 

June 11, 2006

Topics: Aida Turturro (the Sopranos) and Dorian Gregory (Charmed, Soul Train) share their diabetes lives, and take an indepth look at how diabetes is portrayed on TV and in the movies.

Special Guests: Aida Turturro; Dorian Gregory

 

June 4, 2006

Topics: Leading diabetes experts talk frankly about preventing and treating the complications of diabetes, Patti LaBelle shares her diabetes life, and Michel Nischan cooks up quick and easy low-carb snacks.

Special Guests: Dr. Andrew Drexler and Carolyn Robertson, RN; "Diva-betic" Patti Labelle; and Chef Michel Nischan.

 

May 28, 2006

Topics: What’s new in diabetes products and treatment, paying for your diabetes care with certified diabetes educator Ginger Kanzer-Lewis, a talk with Latino television king Don Francisco, and delicious bunless burgers from Chef Michel Nischan.

Special Guests: Host of Sabado Gigante Don Francisco; diabetes product guru Keith Campbell, RPh; Chef Michel Nischan; and insurance expert Ginger Kanzer-Lewis, CDE.

 

May 21, 2006

Topics: A dLife special presentation – the Story of Insulin. The story of the discovery of this life-saving drug and how it has made a difference in the lives of millions.

Special Guests: Professor Michael Bliss.

 

May 14, 2006

Topics: Pregnancy and diabetes expert Dr. Lois Jovanovic talks about preconception, birth, and beyond; big news from dLifeTV host Nicole Johnson Baker; and delicious dLife smoothies from Chef Chris Smith.

Special Guests: Dr. Lois Jovanovic, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute; The Diabetic Chef Chris Smith.

 

May 7, 2006

Topics: The ABCs of taking part in a clinical trial; the very latest on the search for a cure with TIME magazine’s Christine Gorman and Dr. Eva Feldman; and how one woman is making a difference in diabetes care in the Chicago Latino community.

Special Guests: Christine Gorman; Dr. Eva Feldman; Aida Giachello.

 

April 30, 2006

Topics: dLife looks at communities at risk for type 2 diabetes. Dr. Julian Naylor of the Alaska Area Diabetes Program talks about the rise of ‘diabesity’ in Native Americans, and dLife visits the Arizona reservation of one Pima Indian tribe. Plus, overweight kids and diabetes – how you can help.

Special Guests: Dr. Julian Naylor; Dr. Robert Rapaport; Ardell Ruiz, Pima Tribe & Community Manager.

 

April 23, 2006

Topics: The well-kept secret of diabetes-related sexual dysfunction in women – and what to do about it; an intimate visit with a diabetes support group, and how to deal with diabetes burnout and depression, with Dr. Bill Polonsky.

Special Guests: Janis Roszler, LD/N, RD, CDE; Dr. William Polonsky; Dr. Susan Guzman.

 

April 16, 2006

Topics: Pilot Doug Cairns talks about his round-the-world trip with type 1 diabetes; what you need to know about diabetes rights and discrimination in the workplace; and great breakfast ideas with Chef Michel Nischan and registered dietician Martha McKittrick.

Special Guests: dLife Founder Howard Steinberg; Doug Cairns, pilot and author of Dare to Dream: Flying Solo With Diabetes; attorney and ADA advocacy volunteer John Griffin; Chef Michel Nischan; and Martha McKittrick, RD, CDE.

 

April 9, 2006

Topics: An up-close and personal look at how elite athletes manage their diabetes while performing at the top of their games. Featuring Detroit Tigers pitcher Jason Johnson, champion ultramarathoner Missy Foy, and Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Kendall Simmons.

Special Guests: Kendall Simmons; Jason Johnson; Missy Foy; and exercise physiologist and CDE Rich Weil.

 

April 2, 2006

Topics: Rocker Bret Michaels talks candidly about partying with diabetes; tips to stay safe when you chose to drink with Dr. Stuart Brink; and delicious low-carb appetizers that will be the life of any party.

Special Guests: Dr. Stuart Brink; Bret Michaels, former frontman for Poison; and the Diabetic Chef Chris Smith.

 

March 26, 2006

Topics: Hip-hop impresario and entrepreneur Damon Dash talks about his dLife; strategies for stemming the rising tide of type 2 diabetes with Dr. James Gavin of the National Diabetes Education Program; and eating well in the hood with J. Anthony Brown and Dr. Leonore Coleman.

Special Guests: Dr. James Gavin, Chairman of the NDEP; Damon Dash; Dr. Leonore Coleman.

 

March 19, 2006

Topics: The basics of eating right with diabetes; gadgets and gizmos that can help you control your dLife, and a visit with diabetes makeover candidate Rachel Jones and her healthcare team.

Special Guests: Rachel Jones; Dr. Christine Gerbstadt; Paul Frickman; Anne Fittante; Pam Kelly; and David Jackson.

 

March 12, 2006

Topics: How to manage your doctor; the latest and greatest in diabetes products; and delicious desserts from the dLife kitchen.

Special Guests: Ian Blumer; Kelly Close

 

March 5, 2006

Topics: Straight talk on diabetic kidney disease from former NKDEP chairman Dr. Tom Hostetter; a day in the life of a dialysis patient; and kidney-friendly recipes that are good for your diabetes.

Special Guests: Dr. Tom Hostetter

 

February 26, 2006

Topics: A dLife special presentation – the Story of Insulin. The story of the discovery of this life-saving drug and how it has made a difference in the lives of millions.

Special Guests: Professor Michael Bliss

 

February 19, 2006

Topics: The ABCs of taking part in a clinical trial; the very latest on the search for a cure with TIME magazine’s Christine Gorman and Dr. Eva Feldman; and how one woman is making a difference in diabetes care in the Chicago Latino community.

Special Guests: Christine Gorman; Dr. Eva Feldman; Aida Giachello

 

February 12, 2006

Topics: dLife looks at communities at risk for type 2 diabetes. Dr. Julian Naylor of the Alaska Area Diabetes Program talks about the rise of ‘diabesity’ in Native Americans, and dLife visits the Arizona reservation of one Pima Indian tribe. Plus, overweight kids and diabetes – how you can help.

Special Guests: Dr. Julian Naylor; Dr. Robert Rapaport; Ardell Ruiz, Pima Tribe & Community Manager

 

February 5, 2006

Topics: How diabetes can both complicate and strengthen family relationships; dLife Diabetes Hero and founder of ChildrenWithDiabetes.com Jeff Hitchcock; and helping your child through the tumultuous teen years with Dr. Richard Rubin and his son Stefan. (repeat)

Special Guests: Dr. Richard Rubin and Stefan Rubin; Jeff Hitchcock

 

January 29, 2006

Topics: The well-kept secret of diabetes-related sexual dysfunction in women – and what to do about it; an intimate visit with a diabetes support group, and how to deal with diabetes burnout and depression.

Special Guests: Janis Roszler, LD/N, RD, CDE; Dr. William Polonsky; Dr. Susan Guzman

 

January 22, 2006

Topics: An up-close and personal look at how elite athletes manage their diabetes while performing at the top of their games..

Special Guests: Kendall Simmons; Jason Johnson; Missy Foy; and exercise physiologist and CDE Rich Weil

 

January 15, 2006

Topics: Rocker Bret Michaels talks candidly about partying with diabetes; tips to stay safe when you chose to drink with Dr. Stuart Brink; and delicious low-carb appetizers that will be the life of any party.

Special Guests: Dr. Stuart Brink; Bret Michaels, former frontman for Poison; and the Diabetic Chef Chris Smith

 

January 8, 2006

Topics: Honest talk about diabetes in the family, tips on how to support your child or spouse, and sharing ups and downs as the dLifeTV community performs mass blood glucose testing.

Special Guests: Kendall Simmons, offensive guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and his wife Celesta

 

January 1, 2006

Topics: The great carbohydrate debate, featuring Dr. Richard Bernstein and registered dietician Hope Warshaw, and a day in the hectic dLife of J. Anthony Brown.

Special Guests: Dr. Richard Bernstein and registered dietician Hope Warshaw

See the 2005 Episode Guide

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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