John Walsh serves as an investigator in diabetes research for Biodel Viaject, DexCom, and Novo Nordisk at Advanced Metabolic Care and Research, Escondido, California. He received the B.A. degree in chemistry, University of Kansas, in 1970, did postgraduate work at UC Berkeley and Stanford, and graduated as a Physician Assistant from St. Louis University, in 1976. He has more than 28 years of diabetes clinical experience, specializing in intensive glucose management using multiple injections and insulin pumps. He has made hundreds of presentations to lay and professional audiences and consults with pharmaceutical and medical device companies. He teaches in Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute and serves on a number of medical advisory boards. From 1983 to 1984, he provided medical evaluations and care for subjects enrolled in the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Study and the Sorbinil Retinopathy Trial at the University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA. He authored the following books: Pumping Insulin (1989), Using Insulin (2003), Stop The Rollercoaster (1996), My Other Checkbook and the Pocket Pancreas (1994), and The Handbook of Insulin Pump Therapy (1992).
Biography Updated on 20 January 2011