Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

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The magazine is published each month in print and digital editions by the American Diabetes Association. All articles are reviewed by a dedicated group of volunteers who are health care professionals with clinical and/or research experience.

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Staff and Volunteers


Associate Publisher

Tracey Neithercott

Managing Editor

John C. Warren

Features Editor

Kimberly Goad

Features Writer

Allison Tsai

Editorial Assistant

Benjamin Hubbert

Managing Director, Medical Information

Matt Petersen

Design and Production

Mittera Creative Services

Editor In Chief

Paris Roach, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Indiana University School of Medicine

Associate Editors

Linda A. DiMeglio, MD, MPH
Department of Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine

David G. Marrero, PhD
Director of the Center for Elimination of Border Health Disparities
Professor of Endocrinology and Public Health
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Tucson, Ariz.

Christy L. Parkin, MSN, RN, CDE
Health Management Resources Inc.
Diabetes Education and Consulting Services
Carmel, Ind.

Henry Rodriguez, MD
Medical Director
University of South Florida Diabetes Center
Tampa, Fla.

Madelyn L. Wheeler, MS, RD, FADA, CD
Nutritional Computing Concepts
Zionsville, Ind.

Craig Williams, PharmD
Professor of Pharmacy
Oregon Health and Science University Medical Center
Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
Portland, Ore.

Editorial Board

Belinda Childs, APRN, MN, BC-ADM, CDE
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Great Plains Diabetes
Wichita, Kan.

Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Consultation-Liaison & Primary Care Psychiatry
University of Washington

Mary de Groot, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer
Joslin Diabetes Center

Bret Goodpaster, PhD
Director, Exercise Metabolism Core
Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Orlando, Fla.

Janis McWilliams, RN, MSN, CDE, BC-ADM
Diabetes Educator and Clinical Specialist

Michael A. Weiss, Esq.
Attorney, Keevican Weiss Bauerle & Hirsch LLC

Reader Panel

Dennis J. Dacey

Michael Ferguson, MS, MPA

P.C. Gopalratnam, PhD, PE

Kim Mahaffey

John F. Niece, PhD

Krista Pelen

Cherise Peterson

Katelyn Rager

Shelley Bieringer Rau

Cathy Hester Seckman

Julie Shimko, MA

Stephanie Tomko

2017 American Diabetes Association Board of Directors

Chair of the Board
David A. DeMarco, PhD
Partner, US Healthy Deputy Leader
Ernst & Young LLP
Wakefield, RI

President, Health Care & Education
Brenda Montgomery, RN, MSHS, CDE
Clinical Science Liaison
Astra Zeneca
Bellevue, WA

President, Medicine & Science
Alvin C. Powers, MD
Joe C. Davis Chair in Biologic Science; Professor of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics;
Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center; Chief, Vanderbilt Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN

Umesh Verma
Chief Executive Officer
Houston, TX

Michael Ching, CPA
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
First Hawaiian Bank
Honolulu, HI

Robert H. Eckel, MD
Charles A. Boettcheer II Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis; Professor of Medicine with appointments in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes and the Division of Cardiology; Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus, and Director of the Lipid Clinic at The University of Colorado Hospital
University of Colorado School of Medicine,
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO

Janet Brown Friday, RN, MSN, MPH
Clinical Trials Manager
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY 

Mary de Groot, PhD
Associate Professor
Associate Director
Diabetes Translational Research Center
Indianapolis, IN

David Herrick
Hudson Cutler & Co.
New York, NY

Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD, ABPP   
(President-Elect, Health Care & Education)
Professor of Medicine, Div. of General Internal Medicine; Director, Behavior and Cognition Sub-Core, Healthcare  & Population Science, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore Diabetes Research Center; Sr. Director, Population Health Research & Development, Johns Hopkins Healthcare, LLC, School of Medicine
Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research
Baltimore, MD

C. Ronald Kahn, MD
Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief Academic Officer and Head, Section of Integrative Physiology and Metabolism
Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School
Newton, MA

Steve Lucas
Chief Executive Officer
Marketo, Inc.
Denver, CO

Jane Reusch, MD   
(President-Elect, Medicine & Science)
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Associate Director, Center for Women’s Health Research, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center; Attending Physician and Merit Investigator, Denver V.A. Medical Center
Denver, CO

Calvin Schmidt, BE, MBA
President, Internal Medicine
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Raritan, NJ

Catherine Squires, CFRE
President/CEO and VP for University Advancement
Northern Illinois University Foundation
DeKalb, IL

Alan L. Yatvin, JD
Managing Partner
Popper & Yatvin   
Philadelphia, PA

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Michael Eisenstein

Managing Director, Membership & Publishing Operations

Lori Rainford

Director, Membership/ Subscription Services

Donald Crowl


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