Dr. Jason C. Baker Bio
Dr. Baker is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Attending Endocrinologist at Cornell Medical College in New York. He is a graduate of Emory University College and Medical School. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at New York University and a fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Baker, a type 1 diabetic himself, has interests which include disease management through education and lifestyle interventions, prevention of type 1 diabetes, and the impact of diabetes on international health.
Dr. Baker is involved in numerous global health diabetes projects in Uganda, India, Qatar, and Haiti. He founded the nonprofit organization “Marjorie’s Fund,” a type 1 diabetes global initiative dedicated to education, care, and research of type 1 diabetes in the developing world. Dr. Baker also serves as a contributing author to The Medical Letter and contributing editor to dLife.com. His publications include the diabetes chapter in Public Health in the 21st Century and the forward to The Sweet Life, a cookbook for people with type 1 diabetes.
Mexican Crab Cakes Chocolate Syrup Pork Tenderloin Ham-&-Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Eggplant-Shallot Stew Misickquatash (Indian Succotash) Sauteed Cabbage with Caraway Smoked Sausage Cheese Spread Savory Zucchini Stix Southwest Shepherd's Pie
I'm sitting waiting for a table at the cafe' for me and a friend who is running a bit late. Feeling a little off, I grab my test kit and poke my finger, getting a little blood droplet. "Does that hurt?" Asks the man sitting next to me. He's an older guy, with some pretty profound ear hair. I note the ear hair as I say "Sort of... I think I'm kind of used to it now. I've been doing it a long time." My sugar is a little elevated...