Dr. Steve  Edelman

Dr. Steve Edelman

Dr. Steve Edelman is professor of medicine, Div of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at UCSD and the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System of San Diego and director of Diabetes Care Clinic, VA Medical Center. He received his internal medicine training at UCLA and completed his fellowship training at the Joslin and Lahey Clinics in Boston.

Dr. Edelman's focus is in education and patient advocacy. He is founder and director of Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Since 1995 TCOYD has reached hundreds of thousands of people living with diabetes through national conferences, publications, television and community programs.

Dr. Edelman has written more than 200 articles, 5 books and won numerous awards and recognized by SD Magazine as a Top Doctor 8 of the last 9 years, named Diabetes Educator of the year by American Diabetes Assoc in 2009, the Distinction in Endocrinology award in 2011 and was recently named by US News and World Report in top 1% of endocrinologists in the US.