Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDE
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, Ph.D., CDE is a psychologist and a certified diabetes educator who works at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She is also an associate professor of psychiatry at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Weissberg-Benchell is an author of numerous research articles, a co-author on two books (one about transitioning from pediatric to adult care and the other about working with teenagers), and is the recipient of research grants from NIH as well as private foundations. Dr. Weissberg-Benchell works with children, teenagers and their families to facilitate adaptation and coping with diabetes and other chronic conditions.
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Most of the time, we bash the lastest news about a "diabetes cure" because it is neither a cure, nor often even a significant improvement in diabetes treatment. Usually these "cures" are tested in mice, but fail to make the leap over to human physiology. Devices may work in the lab, but take decades to pass through FDA review, and still not be much better than what we already have. It's enough to make us all jaded. I know I am. But I saw something...