AMA Doc Talk, a series from the American Medical Association, features physicians and other health care leaders who share real-world experiences and findings about the ever-evolving health care landscape. Based on real-world learnings and anecdotes, each episode is centered around a topic related to delivering care to patients. Here, physicians and health care leaders will collect a wealth of practical information they can apply to their daily practice of medicine and to the promise of a healthier nation.
It’s estimated that 10 percent of the U.S. adult population has diabetes. In addition, one in three has prediabetes, which can progress to type 2 diabetes. In this episode, we’ll discuss upstream prevention strategies to reduce the incidence and impact of type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Kevin Taylor is senior medical director at Trinity Health in Michigan, and Dr. Vernon Rayford is a primary care physician in Mississippi. Both are keenly focused on identifying and implementing diabetes prevention strategies in their communities.