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Current Interview: Leigh Perreault

LeighPerreault3Diabetes in Control speaks with top endocrinologists and other medical professionals to bring you the latest in diabetes news and research. This week, we have another exclusive interview from ADA 2017.

Dr. Leigh Perreault is an associate professor of medicine, physician and clinical researcher at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO. Her overarching research interest lies in understanding the different pathways by which people develop type 2 diabetes, and developing tailored strategies for diabetes prevention. Complementing her independent research interests, Dr. Perreault works closely with collaborators examining emerging risk factors for diabetes such as sleep restriction, intramuscular lipids and the human microbiome. She comes to the ADA conference to discuss obesity, the potential causes, and the genetic and biological conditions that need to be considered in the effort to  treat obesity as well as other recommended methods.

Featured videos include:

Pt.1: Introduction Diabetic Obesity

Pt.2: Human Microbiome and Caloric Intake

Pt.3: Environmental Tips for A Healthier Lifestyle

Pt.4: Probiotics To Change The Human Microbiome

Pt.5: Pre-Diabetes Treatment

Pt 6: GLP-1 And SGLT2 Medications for Pre-Diabetes Treatment

or view the complete interview with Dr. Leigh Perreault here: Complete Interview.

Click here to read a transcript of this interview.