Tag: Diabetes Prevention

Valuable Insights on Diabetes Care and Management with Dr. Kevin Peterson (Ep.35)

Valuable Insights on Diabetes Care and Management with Dr. Kevin Peterson (Ep.35)

Why is early detection and prevention crucial in managing diabetes? What proactive measures can we take to prevent complications associated with the disease?

Let’s discuss this topic with the professional insight of Dr. Peterson.

In this release, Barbara Archer and Dr. Kevin Peterson, Vice President of Primary Care, at the American Diabetes Association, explore the differences between type one and type two diabetes, the importance of early detection, and the role of lifestyle changes in disease management. 

Dr. Peterson highlights advancements in treatment, the impact of diabetes on mental and sexual health, and the importance of exercise. He shares optimism for future treatments and stresses the value of resources like the ADA for support! 

This episode is a highly resourceful guide for you if you are affected by or interested in preventing diabetes!

Dr. Peterson discusses: 

  • The complexities of diabetes including types, risks, and symptoms
  • His recommended lifestyle modifications & the key to diabetes management
  • Some recent advancements in diabetes treatment & the impact of the disease on mental health
  • His optimism for the future of diabetes treatment including a potential cure for Type 1 
  • And more


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About Our Guest: 

Kevin is the Vice President of Primary Care and Quality at the American Diabetes Association or a DA and Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Prior to this position at the A DA, Dr. Peterson directed the Center of Excellence in Primary Care with additional appointments in the Institute for Health Informatics and the Institute for Engineering and Medicine, a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr. Peterson has published hundreds of scientific articles and publications focusing on diabetes care, clinical trials, and medical engineering. 

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