Dr. Richard Berkson and the Endocrinology Team Welcome Dr. Kanchana Viswanathan to Our Practice!

On August 1, 2013, we are happy to say that Dr. Kanchana Viswanathan joined the Endocrinology Team in the private practice of diabetes and endocrinology. Dr. Viswanathan completed her internship and residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, IL, and completed her fellowship at the Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center, also in Chicago. She practiced endocrinology in Illinois and Wisconsin before deciding to move to California with her family. Dr. Viswanathan is board certified and re-certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism, and has a special interest in diabetic patients on the insulin pump and patients with osteoporosis. She will be available Monday thru Friday from 7:30 AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday from 7:30 to 11 AM (by appointment only). She will be practicing at Long Beach Memorial Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center as well.


New Information

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems (CGM): What do I Need to Know?

by Linda Kerr, RN, MSN,
NP, CDE

A discussion of frequently asked questions patients often have when first starting to use a CGM …

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A Note About Glucose Levels

by Joanne Feldman, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator

You take care to exercise regularly and eat well most of the time but you notice that your glucose is still not where you want it to be…

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