Listen to the Podcast
- 1:40 – About Dr. Mintz
- 3:13 – Type 1 vs Type 2 diabetes
- 6:11 – Why do we treat Type 2 diabetes
- 8:29 – More than treating sugar
- 10:25 – Do I need to check my own sugar
- 12:32 – Diet and Type 2 diabetes
- 14:48 – Exercise and Type 2 diabetes
- 16:25 – Medications for Type 2 diabetes
- 23:12 – Conclusion
- 25:07 – Questions
After serving as full time faculty for twenty years at The George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC; Matthew L. Mintz, MD, left academics in July, 2017 to start a private Internal Medicine and Primary Care practice in Bethesda, MD. During his tenure at GW, Dr. Mintz directed numerous courses including GW’s Primary Care Clerkship GW’s clinical skills course, both for over a decade. In the fall of 2013, Dr. Mintz was directed by the Dean to take charge of GW’s 4 year curricular revision, serving as Assistant Dean for Pre-Clinical Education. Dr. Mintz has won numerous teaching awards including the GW School of Medicine’s Distinguished Teacher Award and the American College of Physicians- DC Chapter’s Sol Katz Teaching Award. Dr. Mintz was also clinically active at GW, serving as director of and seeing patient in GW’s Premier Access Program. Dr. Mintz has been consistently named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Docs since 2012.
Dr. Mintz is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and has been a principal investigator for several research projects related to asthma, diabetes and smoking cessation, as well as several studies regarding medical student education. Dr. Mintz has published in peer reviewed journals on topics including asthma, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and medical education. He is author of the book “Disorders of the Respiratory Tract: Common Challenges in Primary Care” published by Human Press, Inc.