May 11, 2010 ~ Type 2 Diabetes: A Devastating Cardiovascular Disease with Dr. Robert J. Chilton

Diabetes Living Today® radio program, provides listeners with education, inspiration and motivation to live healthy and well with diabetes. Whether you have diabetes or know someone who does Diabetes Living Today® radio program offers experience, insight, education and tips to manage life with diabetes. Through interviews, including “World Class” Research Scientist, physicians and people living with diabetes, living well tips and questions from the listening audience, host Kitty Castellini and Endocrinologist Dr. Joseph J. Fallon, Jr. are there every step of the way to offer guidance, advice, and most of all, support.

This week Kitty and Dr. Fallon will interview Dr. Robert J. Chilton

Robert J. Chilton, DO, FACC, FACP

Professor of Medicine

Director, Cardiac Cath Lab

University of Texas Health Science Center

San Antonio, Texas

Robert J. Chilton, DO, FACC, FACP, is Professor of Medicine and Director of the cardiac catheterization laboratories at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians and the American Heart Association (AHA) and can provide expertise in the cardiovascular world of type 2 diabetes.

Over the past 20 years, Dr. Chilton has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He has also delivered presentations on cardiology and served as a web master for vascular biology and lipid internet sites and as a reviewer for Diabetes Care, American Journal of Cardiology, and other journals. Dr. Chilton has conducted research in the fields of vascular biology, electrophysiology and interventional cardiology. He has received the outstanding teacher award at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Currently, he is Chairman of the communications committee of the AHA NPAM Council and web master for the Council.

Dr. Chilton completed a medical residency at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK, and a Fellowship in Cardiology at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology and Interventional Cardiology.

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May 11, 2010 ~ T2D: A Devastating Cardiovascular Disease with Dr. Robert J. Chilton