Links To Episodes From The “Diabetes Care On Air Podcast” From The American Diabetes Association

Here are links to the American Diabetes Association‘s Diabetes Care “On Air” Podcast web page [accessed 6-2-2023].

Diabetes Care “On Air” Podcast

Diabetes Care “On Air” is the monthly podcast of the American Diabetes Association’s premier clinical research journal Diabetes Care. In each episode, co-hosts Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, and Michael Rickels, MD, MS, interview key authors of editor-selected feature articles and highlight the latest research presented in Diabetes Care. The podcast is intended for diabetes researchers and specialists, endocrinologists, and other health care professionals. Join Alice and Mike as they explore the latest high-impact research and information on diabetes care, treatment, and prevention. Learn more about the journal at Diabetes Care.

About the Hosts

Alice Cheng, MD, FRCPC, is an Endocrinologist at Trillium Health Partners and Unity Health Toronto and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. She has been involved with the development of the Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines since 2003 and served as Chair for the 2013 version. She is Past-Chair of the Professional Section of Diabetes Canada and is currently Chair of the Scientific Planning Committee for the 2023 and 2024 American Diabetes Association annual scientific meetings. In recognition of her contribution to the diabetes community, she has received the national Charles H. Best Award and the Gerald S. Wong Service Award from Diabetes Canada. She is also the creator of The Med Ed Pledge – an initiative to increase Diversity & Inclusion in continuing medical education ( and the CMEX (Continuing Medical Education eXperts) – a searchable database of health care professionals interested in participating in medical education.

Michael R. Rickels, MD, MS, is an Endocrinologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the
Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. He conducts patient-oriented diabetes research that aims at understanding the pathophysiology of various forms of diabetes and the in vivo mechanisms of new diabetes treatments, with a focus on islet function and replacement and glucose counterregulation in type 1 diabetes and pancreatogenic forms of diabetes. Dr. Rickels’ research has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health where he has served as a permanent member of the Clinical and Integrative Diabetes and Obesity Study Section (2014-2018), and has been recognized by service as Vice-Chair for the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Clinic Network and Registry (2015-2019), as elected councilor for the International Pancreas & Islet Transplant Association (2015-2021), as Associate Editor of Endocrine Reviews (2015-2018), as a member of the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions Planning Committee (2012-2014; 2020-2022).

There are links to a number of podcasts and show notes based on that month’s Diabetes Care magazine articles.

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