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Scripps Expert Discusses Risks of Diabetes During Pregnancy

U.S. News article features Dr. Athena Philis-Tsimikas

Pregnant woman with diabetes checks her blood level.

U.S. News article features Dr. Athena Philis-Tsimikas

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, an endocrinologist and corporate vice president of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, recently discussed the risks of gestational diabetes during pregnancy with U.S. News & World Report.


Dr. Tsimikas focused on ways to prevent and manage this type of diabetes, which affects more than 10 percent of pregnancies every year.


Read the article in U.S. News & World Report: What to Do About Gestational Diabetes