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Articles on Diabetes Prevention Efforts Feature Scripps Expert

Scripps pre-diabetes program was launched last year

A Scripps doctor discusses diabetes prevention efforts with a patient.

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, right, consults with a patient.

Scripps pre-diabetes program was launched last year

Recent media stories exploring government efforts to support diabetes prevention programs across the country featured comments by Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, a Scripps Clinic endocrinologist who is corporate vice president of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, and Robin Morrisey, a lifestyles coach with the institute.


Dr. Tsimikas oversees a pre-diabetes program at Scripps that was launched last year.


Read the KPBS article: Medicare Boosts Incentives to Promote Weight Loss, Prevent Diabetes


Read the MedPage Today article: At Long Last, Medicare Mounts Push for Diabetes Prevention


Watch the 10News report: Federal Dollars Could Help Prevent Diabetes In San Diego

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