Pioneering the Future: Redefining Diabetes
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High-impact discoveries at University of Utah Health are transforming how we think about the causes of diabetes and solutions to combat the disease. These advances could hardly come at a better time. The disease is a big problem in the U.S., leading to an estimated $327 billion in health care costs. What’s more, while 1 in 10 American adults have diabetes, 1 in 3 have prediabetes, a sign that they are well on their way to developing the disease.
In this episode, host Kyle Wheeler interviews Scott Summers, PhD. Dr. Summers is the Co-director of the Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center at the University of Utah. He is also a professor and the department chair of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology.