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Current Interview: Linda Siminerio

LindaSiminerioDiabetes 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. Linda Siminerio RN, PhD is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and Executive Director of the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute. Dr. Siminerio has organized 44 diabetes self-management education programs throughout western Pennsylvania and for the U.S. military at Wilford Hall Medical Center at the Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Dr. Siminerio’s primary research topics include diabetes education, diabetes translation into community interventions, pediatric diabetes care and education, and the psychosocial and behavioral aspects of diabetes. At the ADA conference, Dr. Siminerio speaks on the importance of shared decision making and explains the differences between yesterday’s and today’s care.

Featured videos include:

Pt.1: Shared Decision Making Diabetes Management

Pt.2: Diabetes Treatment in the Past

Pt.3: Greatest Advancements in Diabetes Treatment

Pt.4: What’s Most Important for Treating Patients

Pt.5: Treating Prediabetes Patients

Pt 6: Tips for Diabetes Treatment Providers

or view the complete interview with Dr. Linda Siminerio here: Complete Interview.

Click here to read a transcript of this interview.