Dr. Aaron Vinik joins Diabetes in Control publisher Steve Freed at the AACE 2016 convention in Orlando, Florida. In Part 3 of this Exclusive Interview, he explains the most important risk factors to look for when determining how to treat a patient.
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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