BDI Staff Video Presentations, Interviews & Webcasts
Below is a sampling of lay and scientific video presentations, interviews and webcasts by BDI staff around the United States and beyond, available on other websites.
Additional videos – We are also video recording selected San Diego-based BDI educational lecture programs. Click here to visit our BDI Educational Lecture Videos page.
For people with diabetes:
BDI staff presentations, interviews and webcasts
"Psychological views of behavior in people with diabetes"
Click here to listen to Dr. Polonsky's radio interview on the "Voice of Diabetes with ANASTASIA discussing Behavioral Diabetes where he explains psychological views of behavior in people with diabetes.
"Dealing with a Diabetes Diagnosis – Don’t Freak Out"
Click here to watch "Dealing wth a Diabetes Diagnosis - Don't Freak Out", an August 2012 TCOYD interview where Dr. Polonsky discusses how to handle common feelings and common (often mistaken) fears when given the diagnosis of diabetes with Dr. Edelman.
"Search for a Cure" TEDx Del Mar event
Click here to watch "Psyching Out Diabetes", Dr. Polonsky's presentation at the "Search for a Cure" TEDx Del Mar event where clinicians and researchers share research and real life experiences with others involved in the search. He presented on the emotional and behavioral issues involved in managing diabetes and outlined our understanding of the approaches used by people who live well with diabetes.
"Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Lifestyle Modifications"
Click here to watch "Taking Control of Your Diabetes: Lifestyle Modifications", a July 2011 program where Dr. Polonsky discusses with Dr. Edelman and a patient with diabetes how she made manageable changes in her lifestyle to improve her diabetes management. They discuss common barriers and offer everyday solution ideas.
"Coping with Emotional and Behavioral Aspects of Diabetes"
Click here to watch "Coping with Emotional and Behavioral Aspects of Diabetes", a November 2010 TCOYD interview where Dr. Polonsky discusses several topics with Dr. Edelman including feelings of distress common with diabetes and diabetes etiquette.
"Extreme Diabetes Makeover"
Click here to watch the premier episode of "Extreme Diabetes Makeover", a series where 7 people with diabetes work with a Dream Team of diabetes experts including Dr. Polonsky to improve (makeover) their diabetes self-care. It premiered in November 2010 and follows the journeys of the 7 as they face common issues in diabetes management.
"Where emotions and diabetes intersect" – Transforming Diabetes podcast
Click here to listen to the December 2010 podcast interview on the Transforming Diabetes web radio program with BDI's Dr. Susan Guzman as she discusses the intersection of emotions and diabetes and the resulting family challenges.
"A New Approach to Blood Glucose Monitoring"
Click here to watch an April 2009 dLife TV segment with BDI's Dr. Polonsky as he helps two people with diabetes to discover a new, more satisfying approach to blood glucose monitoring.
"Taking Control of Your Diabetes: When You Love a Diabetic"
Click here to watch a UCSD-TV interview with BDI’s Dr. Susan Guzman talking with Steven Edelman, MD, about the emotions, frustrations and challenges associated with caring about someone who has diabetes.
Click here to watch a dLife TV interview with BDI’s Dr. William Polonsky and two people with diabetes on how to change behavior and remain positive.
"Psychological Obstacles to Successful Diabetes Management"
Click here to see the TCOYD TV interview with BDI’s Dr. William Polonsky and Dr. Steven Edelman.
For health care professionals:
Conference presentations, webcasts and training videos
"Doctors Can Aid Patients’ Self-Management Through Personalized Communication of Metabolic Results"
Click here to watch the The Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Disease training podcast,
“Self-care behaviors for your diabetes patients”, by BDI’s Dr. Polonsky.
"Motivational Interviewing and Diabetes"
Click here to see the California Healthcare Foundation’s training video, “Techniques for Effective Patient Self-Management”, hosted by BDI’s Dr. Polonsky.
"Behavioral Strategies for Enhancing Diabetes Self-Management"
Click here to see Dr. Polonsky’s presentation, “New Tools to Assist Non-insulin Treated Patients”, at the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Amsterdam, 2007.
"Insulin Initiation and Why it Can be so Difficult"
Click here to see Dr. Polonsky and a panel of experts review recent scientific evidence relating to the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, insulin therapy, and strategies for insulin initiation.
"Understanding Behavioral Change to Help Improve Diabetes Outcomes"
Click here to see Dr. Polonsky’s new training program for health care professionals. Sponsored by Roche Diagnostics, this site does require registration, but there is no cost.
"Helping Your Patients Face the Challenges of Diabetes Day to Day"
Click here to see Dr. Polonsky’s presentation at the Swedish Medical Center’s 2008 Diabetes Conference.
"Critical Strategies for Promoting Diabetes Self-Care in Clinical Practice"
Click here to see Dr. Polonsky’s presentation at the 2006 ADA Annual Scientific Sessions (Session: Integrating Self-Care Behaviors into Clinical Practice).
"Influence of Patient Health Beliefs"
Click here to see Dr. William Polonsky’s presentation at the 2007 ADA Annual Scientific Sessions (Session: Enhancing Patient-Provider Communication for Self-Management). Note that this requires purchase if not ADA professional member.