U-T Features Scripps Diabetes Prevention Program in National City

Year-long classes focus on nutrition and exercise

Women exercise to help prevent diabetes.

Year-long classes focus on nutrition and exercise

The San Diego Union-Tribune recently published an article on a diabetes prevention program led by Scripps in National City.


Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, an endocrinologist and corporate vice president of Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, discussed the year-long program that targets Latinos who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The program helps participants lose weight through nutrition and exercise.


Read the story in The San Diego Union-Tribune: Program pushes National City to make lifestyle choices to prevent diabetes

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