Mission Statement

Diabetes Health is the essential resource for people living with diabetes—both newly diagnosed and experienced—as well as the professionals who care for them. We provide balanced expert news and information on living healthfully with diabetes. Each issue includes cutting-edge editorial coverage of new products, research, treatment options, and meaningful lifestyle issues.

Publication of advertisements and product profiles does not necessarily constitute endorsement of a product or service by this organization. Information in Diabetes Health is not intended to serve as medical advice. Check with your healthcare provider before modifying any aspect of your treatment.

Our Staff

Publisher / Editor-in-Chief: Nadia Al-Samarrie

Content Editor: Linda von Wartburg

Art Director: Susan Pinkerton

Web Management: Wolf Stiles

Circulation: Deb McGuire

Advertising Account Manager: Adrian Al-Samarrie

Junior Sales Associate:Spencer King

Director of Operations: “Matt” Mathewson

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Advisory Board

Endocrinology Advisers

Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, CWS, FACCWS
Diabetes Center
Mamaroneck, NY

Nancy Bohannon, MD, FACP, FACE
Monteagle Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Daniel Einhorn, MD, FACE
Medical Director
Scripps/Whittier Diabetes Institute
La Jolla, CA

Allen B. King, MD, FACE, CDE
Medical Director
Diabetes Care Center
Salinas, California

Lois Jovanovic, MD
Director and Chief Scientific Officer
Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
Santa Barbara, California

Peter Lodewick, MD
Medical Director
Diabetes Care Center
Birmingham, AL

Alan Marcus, MD
Laguna Hills, CA

Robert J. Tanenberg, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology
Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Nurse Education Adviser

Jane Jeffrie Seley, GNP, MPH, MSN, CDE
Diabetes Nurse Practitioner
New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

Nephrology Adviser

Robert C. Stanton, MD
Chief of Nephrology, Joslin Diabetes Center
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Neuropathy Adviser

Aaron Vinik, MD, PhD
Diabetes Research Institute
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Diabetes Education Adviser

Gary Arsham, MD, PhD
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Public Health Education Adviser

Frederick S. Mayer, RPh, MPH.
President, PPSI/PCDE
San Rafael, CA

Pump Therapy Adviser

Bruce W. Bode, MD
Atlanta Diabetes Association
Atlanta, GA

Psychosocial Adviser

William H. Polonsky, PhD, CDE
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of California
San Diego, CA

Foot Care Adviser

Neil M. Scheffler, DPM, FACFAS
Baltimore Podiatry Group
Baltimore, MD

Pharmacy Advisers

R. Keith Campbell, RPh, CDE
Professor, Pharmacy Dept.
Washington State University
Pullman, WA

John R. White, Jr., PA, Pharm.D
Professor, Dept. of Pharmacotherapy
College of Pharmacy
Washington State University Spokane
Spokane, WA 99210-1495

Exercise Advisers

Kris Berg, EdD
Professor, Physical Ed. Dept.
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE

Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD
Professor of Exercise Science
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA

Pediatric Educator Advisers

Jean Betschart Roemer, MSN, RN, CPNP, CDE
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Denise Richards, MSN, FNP, CDE
Mass. General Hospital for Children Pediatric Endocrinology
Boston, MA