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Steven Edelman


United States

Dr. Edelman is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System of San Diego and the Director of the Diabetes Care Clinic, VA Medical Center. He has strong interests in education and patient advocacy. He is the Founder and Director of Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a not-for-profit organization with the goal of teaching and motivating patients in diabetes self-care. Since 1995, TCOYD has reached hundreds of thousands of people living with diabetes through a variety of education portals including national conferences, publications, television, and community programs. Dr. Edelman has written more than 200 articles and five books. He has won numerous awards for teaching and humanitarianism.

  • Board Certification, Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

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