Community-Based Strategies for Primary Prevention of Diabetes
- Describe the interventions evaluated in the national Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).
Dr. Marrero is a J.O. Ritchey Professor of Medicine with the Indiana State University School of Medicine, where he serves as Director of the Diabetes Translational Research Center. Dr. Marrero is an expert in the field of clinical trials in diabetes and translation research which moves scientific advances obtained in clinical trials into the public health sector. He assisted with the design of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and the TRIAD study, which evaluated strategies to improve diabetes care delivery in managed care settings. His research interests include strategies for promoting diabetes prevention in care settings, improving diabetes care practices used by primary care providers, and the use of technology to facilitate care and education. Dr. Marrero was twice awarded the Allene Von Son Award for Diabetes Patient Education Tools by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, nominated to Who's Who in Medicine and Health care in 2000, and served as Associate Editor for Diabetes Care (1997-2002).