Dr. Jorge Mestman attended the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina and received his medical degree in 1955. He then came to Los Angeles to perform his internship and residency training at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan. Dr. Mestman completed his fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism at USC. In addition to authoring over a hundred journal articles and book chapters on diabetes and thyroid disease, Dr. Mestman is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the 2002 Norbert Frienkel Lecture Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Diabetes and Pregnancy by the American Diabetes Association. He is currently a Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine at USC and the Director of the USC Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases.
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Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Mestman explains how much weight a diabetic women needs to lose to improve her condition.
September 16, 2008 - 2:21pm
Dr. Mestman shares beneficial lifestyle changes for diabetic women.
September 16, 2008 - 2:17pm
Dr. Mestman shares how he is able to diagnose a woman with diabetes while she is pregnant.
September 16, 2008 - 2:14pm
Listen as Dr. Mestman explains what diabetes is.
September 16, 2008 - 2:09pm
Dr. Mestman introduces himself and explains what gestational diabetes is.
September 16, 2008 - 2:05pm