Dr. Steven Edelman, MD

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Dr. Steven Edelman, MD

Dr. Steven Edelman is a native of Southern California and has been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 15. After completing his diabetes specialty training at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, he came to the University of California at San Diego, where he has been on staff since 1990. Dr. Edelman is an international leader in diabetes treatment, research, and especially education. Dr. Edelman champions the cause of patient advocacy and has dedicated his life to helping people with diabetes live healthier and happier lives. Dr. Edelman has written four books and more than 200 publications, including articles and abstracts that have been published in such journals as American Journal of Physiology, Diabetes, and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a journal reviewer for several journals, including Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. His honors include valedictorian of his medical school graduating class, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and Chief Resident's Teacher of the Year Award from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Edelman is also founder and director of the nonprofit organization Taking Control Of Your Diabetes and hosts a television talk show called Taking Care of Your Diabetes, which includes guests from various medical and professional backgrounds who provide information on topics such as common emotional barriers, nutrition, exercise, insulin therapies, oral medications, technological advances, neuropathy, foot care, study results and legal issues.

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UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices9350 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Steven Edelman is a native of Southern California and has been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 15. After completing his diabetes specialty training at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, he came to the University of California at San Diego, where he has been on staff since 1990. Dr. Edelman is an international leader in diabetes treatment, research, and especially education. Dr. Edelman champions the cause of patient advocacy and has dedicated his life to helping people with diabetes live healthier and happier lives. 

Dr. Edelman has written four books and more than 200 publications, including articles and abstracts that have been published in such journals as American Journal of Physiology, Diabetes, and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a journal reviewer for several journals, including Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. His honors include valedictorian of his medical school graduating class, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and Chief Resident's Teacher of the Year Award from the University of California, San Diego. 

Dr. Edelman is also founder and director of the nonprofit organization Taking Control Of Your Diabetes and hosts a television talk show called Taking Care of Your Diabetes, which includes guests from various medical and professional backgrounds who provide information on topics such as common emotional barriers, nutrition, exercise, insulin therapies, oral medications, technological advances, neuropathy, foot care, study results and legal issues.

Dr. Edelman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Ca

    Graduated in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Uc-San Diego

    Completed in 1989

    Ucla-San Fernando Prgm

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Joslin Clin

    Completed in 1986

    The Lahey Clin

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring