In my experience, there seems to be a strong belief among patients and primary care physicians that Type 2 diabetes is “genetic.” So, once the diagnosis is made, common practice leads to the physician prescribing: tests, procedures, referrals, and medications, rationally believing this is “evidence-based” medicine. In the current issue of the journal, Cell Metabolism,(…)
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The Affordable Care Act creates an unprecedented opportunity for employers who have in their workforce employees diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Almost any educational effort will create a boost in morale and productivity, but, for lasting effects, something more has to be added. The person will need to develop a new mindset that dispels the(…)
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E. Ted Chandler, MD, FACP
In private practice, as a professor of medicine,
and as a diabetes researcher, Dr. Chandler has
dedicated over 55 years to the healing of others.
Noteworthy Medical Service Achievements:
- Graduated Wake Forest University with honors.
- Graduated University of North Carolina Medical School.
- One of the first eight Morehead Scholars.
- Internal Medicine degree from Wake Forest, Baptist Hospital Medical Center.
- Private practice in Hickory, NC for 18 years.
- Professor Emeritus, Wake Forest, Baptist Hospital Medical Center.
- Physician of Record in more than a dozen studies.
- Chosen to participate in the Accord Trial, a nine year NIH study of type 2 diabetes.
- Conducted medical missionary clinics in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Dominican Republic.