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Editorial Contributors

Alpesh N. Amin, MD, MBA, FACP

General Internist

Professor, Medicine, School of Medicine
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs & Quality Assurance
Executive Director, Hospitalist Program Interim Chair, Medicine
University of California-Irvine School of Medicine 

Zachary T. Bloomgarden, MD, FACE


Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Dr. Bloomgarden is Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine and is active in the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism of the Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY. He conducts a major teaching activity, the weekly diabetes clinic conferences, with the participation of speakers from the institution and numerous invited guests, as well as participating in teaching rounds in the Departments of Pediatrics as well as Medicine.

Stephen A. Brunton, MD

Family Medicine

Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 

Stephen A. Brunton, MD holds the faculty rank of Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill. He practices and teaches at the Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency in Concord, North Carolina. He also functions as Executive Vice President for Education for the Primary Care Education Consortium (PCEC). 


John Buse, MD, PhD


Professor, Medicine
Director, Diabetes Care Center
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Executive Associate Dean, Clinical Research
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Robert H. Eckel, MD


Charles A. Boettcher Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, and Division of Cardiology  - University of Colorado Anshutz Medical Campus