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