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Jeffrey Mechanick 2018 Complete Interview

Diabetes 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 the AACE 2018  in Boston, MA.

Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick, MD, FACE, FACR, FACN, ECNU is Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health at Mount Sinai Heart in the Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and Division of Cardiology. He also serves as Director of Metabolic Support in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Mechanick is frequently consulted by the cardiac surgeons and intensivists of the Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital to optimize control of blood sugar.


Dr. Mechanick has authored over 300 publications in Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition Support. He is the 2016-2017 President of the American College of Endocrinology, 2013-2014 Past President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and 2005-2006 Past President of the American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists. Dr. Mechanick has also co-edited several nutritional guides and books.

Dr. Mechanick was appointed as a member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) Science Board for 2010-2013 and was the 2013-2015 Editor-in-Chief and currently Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the PCFSN quarterly publication Elevate Health. He also chairs the International Transcultural Diabetes Nutrition Algorithm Working Group. Dr. Mechanick currently serves as Chair of the Board of Visitors for the College of Computer, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland at College Park and was also the 2011 recipient of the University of Maryland Industry Impact Award and the Biology Alumnus Award.

Dr. Mechanick’s research interests are in the fields of nutrition and metabolic support, obesity and lifestyle medicine, and network analysis of complex systems. He is responsible for training cardiology and endocrine fellows at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in lifestyle medicine, nutrition, and metabolic support.

Featured videos include:

Pt.1: Introduction Trans-Cultural Endocrinology

Pt.2: Trans-Cultural Endocrinology in America

Pt.3: Trans-Cultural Pharmaceuticals and Education

Pt.4: Trans-Cultural Drivers in Type 2 Diabetes

Pt.5: Nutrition vs Physical Activity with Diabetes

Pt.6: Prevention of Diabetes Complications

Pt.7: Summit Findings and Conclusions of Research

or view the complete interview here: Complete Interview.

To read the transcript of the full interview, click here.