Complex Type 2 Diabetes Patients: Who Should Lead the Team?

Jay Shubrook, DO; Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, FACC; Robert Eckel, MD

Jay H. Shubrook, DO
: Hello. I am Jay Shubrook, family physician and professor at Touro University California in Vallejo. We are at the 78th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Orlando, Florida. We are going to discuss the complexities of managing patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Joining me for this discussion are two colleagues.

Mikhail N. Kosiborod, MD: I am Mikhail Kosiborod, professor of medicine and director of Cardiometabolic Research at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri.

Robert H. Eckel, MD: And I am Bob Eckel, professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, and the Division of Cardiology, at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. I am also privileged to have been the president of the American Heart Association (AHA) a decade ago.

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