Irl Hirsch recipient of Alan J. Garber Lectureship
Dr. Irl Hirsch, professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition) has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, MACE, Lectureship for the Prevention and Management of the Complications of Diabetes, to be presented during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) 32nd Annual Meeting next week in Seattle.
This lectureship is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary contributions to their individual profession or area of expertise.
Hirsch will present, "The Past, Present, and Future of Insulin Therapy (And Related Controversies)"
From both a research and teaching point of view, Dr. Hirsch’s career has focused on studying the best strategies for the use of insulin therapy in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. More recently, he has become more interested in glycemic data management and its relationship to more traditional diabetes biomarkers.
He is currently evaluating glycemic monitoring strategies and better methods for treating diabetic kidney disease in addition to the skin pathology occurring from insulin pump therapy.
Over the years, he has been a passionate advocate for patients ensuring access and affordability for insulin and glucose monitoring technology.
He has authored more than 300 research papers, more than 60 editorials, and numerous book chapters.