TuDiabetes Live interview with Dr. Judith Fradkin of NIDDK

The Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases (DEM) provides research funding and support for basic and clinical research in the areas of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders, including cystic fibrosis; endocrinology and endocrine disorders; obesity, neuroendocrinology, and energy balance; and development, metabolism, and basic biology of liver, fat, and endocrine tissues. DEM also provides funding for the training and career development of individuals committed to academic and clinical research careers in these areas.
As director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, Dr. Judith Fradkin’s responsibilities include planning and implementation of a broad portfolio of basic and clinical research, including major clinical trials initiated or significantly co-sponsored by the NIDDK. She also manages several aspects of the trans-NIH coordination of diabetes research as chair of the Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee (DMICC). Dr. Fradkin is responsible for coordinating the trans-HHS planning and implementation of a special appropriation for type 1 diabetes research, currently budgeted at $150M annually. Jointly with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,she is responsible for the development and implementation of activities of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). She also represents the NIDDK in interactions with professional societies and voluntary groups and in a wide variety of forums and working groups, including those within the NIH, and provides patient care and teach at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Bethesda endocrinology clinic.​

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