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 convention in San Diego.
Mark Peyrot is Professor of Sociology at Loyola University Maryland and Professor of Health and Social Sciences at Bergen University College (Norway). He formerly was a faculty member in the departments of Sociology and Medicine at the University of Kentucky and Medicine at Johns Hopkins University.
His recent projects comprise multiple funded studies, including: surveys of psychosocial and behavioral outcomes and determinants among diabetes patients, their family members and health care providers (e.g., the DAWN and DAWN2 studies); studies of patient reported outcomes in diabetes clinical trials (e.g., adherence, treatment satisfaction and quality of life); and studies of the drivers, consequences and relationships among diabetes, depression, and complications of diabetes.
Dr. Peyrot has served leadership roles within the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and was one of the developers of the AADE National Diabetes Education Outcome System, the AADE7 Self-care Behaviors, the ADA/AADE National Standards for Diabetes Self-management Education and the AADE National Standards for Outcomes Measurement of Diabetes Self-management Education. His 300+ publications include a co-edited collection of diabetes psychosocial care guidelines and a ADA position statement on diabetes psychosocial care recently published by ADA.
Featured videos include:
Pt.1: Psychology Of Diabetes
or view the complete interview here: Complete Interview.