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Obesity: The American Disease of All Ages

What

Obesity is the topic for the Ask the Doctor, call-in TV Show.

When

Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The show is rebroadcast every Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m.

Who

The show is co-sponsored by San Ramon Regional Medical Center (SRRMC) and Contra Costa Health Services

Robert Litman, M.D., a family practice and allergy specialist in San Ramon and charter member of the National Association of Physician Broadcasters, is the medical commentator for the program. Guests this month are SRRMC Endocrinologist Peter Linfoot, MD, Pediatrician Thomas Long, MD and Luz Pardini, RD, Manager of Contra Costa Health Services Obesity and Diabetes Work Group.

How

Viewers can fax, e-mail or phone-in their medical questions for the doctors. The live call-in number is 925-313-1190. Send questions by e-mail to askthedoctor@contracostatv.org or fax to 925-313-1185.

Where

Contra Costa Television (CCTV) cablecasts the educational program on Channel 27 and other stations.


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