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.
Dr. Jaime Uribarri is a physician and clinical investigator. He was born in Chile and received his medical degree from the University of Chile School of Medicine. He did all his postgraduate training in the United States. He has been in The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC, since 1990, where he is currently Professor of Medicine and Director of the Renal Clinic and the Home Dialysis Program at the Mount Sinai Hospital.
In parallel with his clinical activities, Dr. Uribarri has been very active in clinical investigation for the past 30 years. His main areas of research have been on acidbase and fluid and electrolytes disorders as well as nutrition in chronic kidney disease and patients with diabetes. Working together with Dr. Helen Vlassara they were among the first to explore the role of food derived advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and their negative effects in healthy persons as well as in those with diabetes or with kidney disease of different causes. This team work for more than ten years was instrumental in establishing the first food AGE database and its application in the form of practical guidelines for everyone, which is now widely used. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers and written many chapters in books. He has lectured extensively on these research topics in New York City as well as in national and international meetings.
He serves as an ad hoc referee for numerous nutrition, medical and other scientific journals and he is an active member of several health organizations and professional associations including: The American Society of Nephrology, The American Society of Nutrition, The International Society of Nephrology, The New York Academy of Sciences, The Maillard Society, etc. Symposia Healthy
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Pt.2: Foods With A High AGE
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or view the complete interview here: Complete Interview.