Dr. Anne Peters is one of our favorite endocrinologists in the limelight. She’s director of the Diabetes Program at the University of Southern California (USC), head of the nation’s largest outreach program for community-based diabetes prevention and treatment in Los Angeles, and author of the best-selling book Conquering Diabetes. She does a series of regular videos on diabetes for Medscape and other sites, and we’ve interviewed her and featured her here several times in the…Read more »
As if entering adulthood wasn’t tough enough, teens with diabetes face an extra challenge just about the time they’re graduating from high school and reaching adulthood: they’re forced to transition from close, intimate pediatric care settings to the hard, “get ‘em in, get ‘em out” world of adult healthcare, where so much depends on jobs, health insurance and self-motivation.
Historically pretty much ignored by the medical establishment, “emerging adults” with diabetes, ranging from 18 to…
Fighting misperceptions of diabetes in the mainstream media seems to be a losing battle sometimes. Case in point: this recent story in Women’s Health magazine about a “new wave” of fit and trim young American women developing type 2 diabetes — a condition they’re calling TOFI (thin outside, fat inside). What a load of crap!
The article is about a “rarefied yet growing group of 20-30 year-old women developing type 2 though they are thin…
Scott Johnson is one of my favorite fellow diabetes bloggers. Always has been. This post will show you why.
A Guest Post by Scott K. Johnson, of Scott’s Diabetes Journal
Amy’s guest post from Dr. Anne Peters last Thursday on “How to be a Good Diabetes Patient” sure ruffled some feathers. I wanted to take a stab at the other side of the story: How to be a good endo, from a patient’s point…Read more »
Ever wonder what your doctor considers “a good patient”? Yeah, me too. So I figured I’d ask one of the country’s leading endocrinologists. Dr. Anne Peters is Director of the Diabetes Program at the University of Southern California (USC), head of the nation’s largest outreach program for community-based diabetes prevention and treatment in Los Angeles, and author of the best-selling book Conquering Diabetes. She’s the kind of empathetic doctor who seems to have enough time…Read more »