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In the United States, every other person over the age of 20 either has prediabetes or diabetes. What exactly is diabetes and what are the risk factors for it? What can you do if you are at risk or have diabetes? Join us today as Dr. Moin unpacks these questions and shares what a successful diabetes prevention intervention looks like.
Tannaz Moin, MD, MBA, MSHS is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is also a Core Investigator at the VA Greater Los Angeles HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy and serves as an Assistant Director for the Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program at UCLA. Dr. Moin’s clinical interests focus on the management and prevention of diabetes and obesity. Her research expertise include comparative effectiveness studies, pragmatic trials, and implementation science.
She is an investigator on several federally funded research studies focusing on the implementation and evaluation of health system- and health insurance-partnered interventions for patients with diabetes, prediabetes and/or obesity across a variety of settings. Dr. Moin currently serves as a principal investigator on the VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) EMPOWER program, focused on the implementation of innovative care models in VA in order to improve women Veteran’s engagement and retention in evidence-based care, and the principal investigator of an NIH/NIDDK funded evaluation of the University of California Diabetes Prevention Program (UC DPP) Initiative.