Diabetes Dream Team
Finding answers. Helping people.
Touro University California's DREAM (Diabetes Research Education And Management) Team — part of the College of Osteopathic Medicine — is dedicated to education about, diagnosis and treatment of research into the international health crisis that is diabetes.
- million Americans have diabetes
- million US adults— 1 in 3 —have prediabetes.
- 1 in 4
- health care dollars is spent on people with diagnosed diabetes.
DREAM Team's Dream
TUC's DREAM Team, established in 2015 and led by internationally renowned diabetes specialist, Dr. Jay Shubrook, is laser-focused on all aspects of diabetes: education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.
The DREAM Team's work includes conducting cutting-edge diabetes-related research projects, providing team-based clinical care to patients with Diabetes, educating healthcare professionals and candidates on the most up-to-date Diabetes treatment best practices and offering screening and educational programs in the community. The DREAM Team also runs a Diabetology Fellowship program for practicing physicians.
Community programs include the Mobile Diabetes Education Center (MOBEC), the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), the Pharm2Home Initiative and the Diabetes Education Empowerment Program (DEEP).
The DREAM Team at Touro University California is a CDC-recognized National Diabetes Prevention Program Coach Training site.