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Obesity: The American Disease of All Ages


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


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.


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.


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 or fax to 925-313-1185.


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

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