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Stakeholder Views: Fighting the Diabetic Epidemic

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We reserved this section to gather viewpoints from leaders of different industries, associations, and backgrounds who are advocating for and making life better for diabetics. From Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, President at Association for the Advancement of Wound Care “When I started caring for patients with diabetic foot ulcers in the 1990s, treatment consisted of moist wound healing, debridement and …

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Karin Hehenberger, MD, PHD: Patient Empowerment and Innovation

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Dr. Karin Hehenberger is an experienced life sciences executive, who has dedicated her career to applying medical science to impacting people living with chronic disease. Dr. Hehenberger founded and launched Lyfebulb in January of 2014, after close to 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, which she entered after obtaining M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and conducting …

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Dr. Alborz Madhavi: Glucose-Responsive Insulin

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Dr. Alborz Mahdavi is the founder and CEO of Protomer Technologies, a preclinical stage biotechnology company focused on innovations in diabetes and metabolic disease. He is the recipient of the JDRF international prize for developing glucose-responsive insulin. Protomer has received major grants including several from JDRF and is currently advancing a glucose-responsive insulin program and a smart glucagon program towards commercialization. …

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Tracey D. Brown: American Diabetes Association

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Tracey D. Brown is Chief Executive Officer of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the nation’s largest voluntary health organization and a global authority on diabetes. Tracey, herself, has been thriving while living with Type 2 diabetes for over 16 years. She is the first CEO in the organization’s almost 80-year history that is living with Type 2 diabetes and is committed …