Dr. Tina Kader was a staff physician in the JGH’s Division of Endocrinology for 28 years, now at LMC GLEN and assistant professor university of Vermont working at CVPH in Plattsburgh. She is also a certified diabetes educator and a prior member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Diabetes Association. She received her medical degree from McGill University and completed post graduate studies in internal medicine and endocrine training at the JGH and McGill. Delivering approximately 60 lectures a year, Dr. Kader is committed to educating the public, medical students, residents, general practitioners and fellow endocrinologists about type 2 diabetes. Among her interests are new research and treatments for diabetes, as well as new techniques in diabetes related education. She continues to promote lifestyle as an important tool in managing diabetes.