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SHERI COLBERG TO PROVIDE DIABETES EXPERTISE TONIGHT ON WTKR-TV 3

Sheri Colberg, associate professor of exercise science at Old Dominion University, will lead a panel of diabetes experts who will take viewer questions during the Monday, Oct. 23 newscast on WTKR-TV 3.

Colberg will be joined by three other professionals to take calls during the station's 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. newscasts. In addition, they will be interviewed by channel 3 anchors during the broadcasts.

The other panelists include: Dr. Aaron Vinik, director of the Strelitz Diabetes Research Institute and world renowned neuropathy specialist; Kim Moloney, a Certified Diabetes Educator and nurse at the Strelitz Diabetes Institute; and Phyllis Woodson, a dietitian who works exclusively with diabetic patients at the Strelitz Diabetes Institutes.

Colberg, who herself has Type 1 diabetes, is the author of "The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan: Living Well and Being Fit with Diabetes, No Matter Your Weight." Her expertise and research is mainly regarding Type 2 diabetes, which people generally get as they age, gain weight and slip into sedentary lifestyle.

This article was posted on: October 23, 2006

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