Dr. Randy Martin from Piedmont Healthcare and HealthWatch MD today released a video highlighting the unique health concerns for LGBT persons in light of recent medical reports examining the gay community.

Martin, a former medical correspondent for Atlanta's WSB TV, is a well-known figure in Atlanta medicine and the medical correspondent for HealthWatch MD.

Martin spoke with Dr. Patrick Coleman, an internal medicine specialist at Piedmont Physicians in Atlantic Station, about the lack of research in LGBT healthcare and specific issues facing gay and lesbian patients, including increased risk of substance abuse, cancer in lesbians and depression among LGBT youth.

[Video] Atlanta doctor examines health issues facing gay community

Check out the insightful video below:

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