About the Author
Diabetic, diabetes educator, author, Lee walks in your shoes every day. He writes from both clinical and personal experience with honesty, compassion, and humor. He works full-time running the diabetes program for a rural nonprofit clinic in one of the poorest counties in the United States, and is a tireless advocate for diabetes care and awareness. He is the author of The Born-Again Diabetic: The handbook to help you get you diabetes in control (again); and of LifeAfterDx, a long-running internet health blog. He is a community faculty member for the diabetes specialty program of Project ECHO at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, where he is engaged in teaching community health workers diabetes education skills via telemedicine. He also sits on the Steering Committee of the New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council and is a state board member of the American Diabetes Association.