Ask the Doctors, Specialists answer your questions about the Transcendental Meditation program and health
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Sandeep Chaudhary, M.D.

Sandeep Chaudhary, M.D., earned a double board certification in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Loma Linda University Medical School and later earned his board certification in Endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego. He is currently the Medical Director of Wellspring Endocrinology at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.

César Molina, M.D., F.A.C.C.

César Molina, M.D., F.A.C.C., is Medical Director of the South Asian Heart Center at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, CA. He is a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Molina has recently appeared in the international edition of CNN discussing the benefits of diet and exercise in the treatment and prevention of coronary heart disease.

Robert Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.B.M.R.

Robert Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.B.M.R., has been awarded more than $20 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his pioneering research on natural approaches to heart disease. Dr. Schneider is the author of Total Heart Health and 100 medical research articles, and he has been featured in more than 1,000 media reports, including CNN Headline News, The New York Times, and Time magazine.

Gary P. Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D.

Gary P. Kaplan, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurologist and associate professor of clinical neurology at Hofstra University School of Medicine. He is also a recipient of the Albert H. Douglas Award from the Medical Society of the State of New York for outstanding achievements as a clinical teacher interested in promoting and improving the medical education of physicians.

Here Drs. Chaudhary, Molina, Schneider and Kaplan
answer questions on diabetes.

Q: How can the Transcendental Meditation technique influence Type 2 diabetes? 

Q: Does stress play a role in Type 2 diabetes as well? 

Q: How does the Transcendental Meditation technique reduce stress? 

Q: How does making better food choices help lower insulin resistance? 

Q: Does practicing TM help lower insulin resistance? 

Q: If I practice TM, will I need to take less insulin or oral diabetes drugs? 

Q: Can the TM technique help control both blood sugar and cholesterol? What about weight? 

Q: Many people who have weight problems have Type 2 diabetes as well, right? 

Q: Can the Transcendental Meditation technique decrease my risk of diabetes? 

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