Expert Blog

Jennifer Larsen, MD


Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research
Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
Section Chief, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Translating Diabetes Science Into Clinical Practice

    The science of diabetes care continues to evolve every year. Ultimately, however, that science will have no impact on health until it is translated into practice. The vast majority of diabetes care occurs in the primary care setting, particularly for the prevention and care of type 2 diabetes. Translation of diabetes care concepts and science begins in professional schools, but must continue beyond graduation into residency programs and continuing education of practicing providers.