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Ken Fujioka Current 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 ADA 2017 Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA.

Ken Fujioka is director of the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center and the Center for Weight management in La Jolla California at the Scripps Clinic. His time is divided equally between clinical research and clinical practice. Research includes diets, medications, bariatric surgery, medical devices, web based weight loss programs, and outcomes in obesity treatment. The Nutrition and Metabolic Research Center has completed over 100 clinical trials in obesity related areas. The Center for Weight Management is a referral based multispecialty center that includes endocrinologists, surgeons, psychologist, dietitians, exercise physiologist, and nurse practitioners. The multispecialty clinic sees over a 1000 patients a month. It is a recognized Center of Excellence and attempts to treat all forms of obesity, morbid obesity, and eating disorders. Dr. Fujioka has also worked for the Medical board for the state of California as an expert witness. In 1997 he was asked to define the standard of care in the treatment of obesity. He has published original research, as well as chapters of books and reviews. He has worked with multiple government agencies and pharmaceutical companies on drug development and use in clinical practice.

Featured videos include:

Pt.1: Weight Loss for Type 2 Diabetics

Pt.2: Scripps Clinic Treatments

Pt.3: Best Types of Exercise for Type 2 Diabetics

Pt.4: Treating Geriatric Diabetics

Pt.5: Treating Diabetes with Weight Loss

Pt.6: The Future Of Weight Loss and Diabetes

or view the complete interview here: Complete Interview.

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