In Part 1 of this Exclusive Interview, Dr. Aaron Vinik joins Diabetes in Control publisher Steve Freed at the AACE 2016 convention in Orlando, Florida to discuss the latest standards for bariatric surgery and the use of it to reverse the function of the autonomic nervous system.
Aaron Vinik, MD, PhD, FCP, MACP, FACE is the Director of Research and the Neuroendocrine Unit
Murray Waitzer Endowed Chair for Diabetes Research at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is a national leader in basic and clinical neuropathy and pioneered the use of immunotherapy for autoimmune diabetic neuropathy. His research on islet regeneration and the discovery of a gene, INGAP (islet neogenesis associated protein), garnered international recognition as a potential cure for diabetes. The gene is responsible, either alone or in combination with other factors, for stimulating immature cells in the diabetic pancreas to produce insulin.
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