Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 21, 2013
Dr. Alan Hopkins from PreDiabetes Centers, a national company dedicated to the treatment of prediabetes, will appear on “The Good News Health Show” and “Healthy Choices” show this Saturday, February 23, and “Let’s Get Healthy” show on Tuesday, February 26. Dr. Hopkins is a prominent physician and has more than 15 years of experience in medical facilities around Austin.
Dr. Hopkins will be interviewed on “The Good News Health Show,” hosted by Dr. Amy Love on KLGO 1490 AM, at 10:25 a.m. (CST) on Saturday. The show interviews leading physicians, researchers and authors around the world on the hottest topics in health and medicine.
He will appear as a guest on the “Healthy Choices” show, hosted by registered pharmacist Ray Solano on KLBJ 590 AM, at 5:40 p.m. (CST) on Saturday. “Healthy Choices” interviews top doctors and explores topics in medicine and well-being.
Dr. Hopkins will also appear as a guest on the “Let’s Get Healthy” show with Dr. Blake Gordon and Dr. Amy Neuzil on KJCE 1370 AM and 96.3 FM at 7:20 p.m. (CST) on Tuesday. The weekly program offers a balanced look at the latest information on nutrition and medicine.
Dr. Hopkins is a Medical Director at PreDiabetes Centers, where he manages care for patients in an intensive, 12-month program that reverses prediabetes, a condition that occurs when blood sugar levels are high but not yet high enough for a diabetes diagnosis.
Dr. Hopkins has been a part of the PreDiabetes Centers team since the company’s launch in 2012. He said he enjoys directing care in a program that allows him dedicated, one-on-one time with clients.
“It’s wonderful being able to see such remarkable improvements in a patient’s health,” said Dr. Hopkins.
Dr. Hopkins uses his knowledge of advanced biomarkers, nutraceutical support, exercise physiology and nutrition when designing a customized clinical program for each client. Additionally, the program focuses on hormone optimization, vascular function, stress modulation, and metabolic processes in the body related to prediabetes and its complications.
Dr. Hopkins earned his Doctor of Medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He has been a physician in Austin since 1999, serving as a Clinical Professor at University Medical Center at Brackenridge Hospital and Dell Children’s Hospital. He has taught and instructed physicians internationally and has volunteered in overseas hospitals and clinics.
More than 79 million Americans have prediabetes, a condition that increases risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. About 11% of people with prediabetes go on to develop type 2 diabetes within three years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 1 in 3 adults could have diabetes by 2050.
PreDiabetes Centers is a private company based in Austin, Texas, that specializes in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Treatment at the Center is customized for each client and is based on physician-directed care and lifestyle intervention. The company offers free biomarker blood testing that can detect prediabetes, and also continuing biomarker tests throughout the personalized program to ensure that metabolic processes in the body related to prediabetes are being reversed.