Book ‘Take Control of Your Diabetes Risk’ by John Whyte

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From the Chief Medical Officer at WebMD, the world’s largest provider of trusted health information, learn how to reduce your diabetes risk and change your mindset from I hope I don’t get diabetes to I can prevent diabetes. You have diabetes. Three words no one ever wants to hear, yet each year, over a million people in the United States alone do. So now what? Take Control of Your Diabetes Risk shares straightforward information and equips you with strategies to help you on a journey to better health, including: Knowing the causes of the different types of diabetes; Learning the role food, exercise, and sleep play; Understanding the relationship between diabetes, heart disease, and cancer...
Publisher: Harper Horizon (March 8, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 0785240640  ISBN-13: 978-0785240648  ASIN:‎ B098335QTS

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John Whyte, MD, MPH, is a popular physician and writer who has been communicating to the public about health issues for nearly two decades. In his role as chief medical officer of WebMD, Whyte leads efforts to develop and expand strategic partnerships that create meaningful change around important and timely public health issues. Prior to WebMD, Whyte served as the director of professional affairs and stakeholder engagement at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the US Food and Drug Administration. Whyte worked with health care professionals, patients, and patient advocates, providing them with a focal point for advocacy, enhanced two-way communication, and collaboration, assisting them in navigating the FDA on issues concerning drug development, review, and drug safety. He also developed numerous initiatives to address diversity in clinical trials. Prior to this, Whyte worked for nearly a decade as the chief medical expert and vice president, health and medical education, at Discovery Channel, the leading nonfiction television network. In this role, Whyte developed, designed, and delivered educational programming that appealed to both a medical and lay audience. This included television shows as well as online content that won over fifty awards, including numerous Tellys, CINE Golden Eagles, and Freddies. Whyte is a board-certified internist. He completed an internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center and earned a master of public health degree in health policy and management at Harvard University School of Public Health. Prior to arriving in Washington, DC, Whyte was a health services research fellow at Stanford and attending physician in the department of medicine.