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Robert Bernstein, MD, FACE

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Speaker Topic: Climate Change
Medical Specialty: Diabetes, Endocrinology
PSR Affiliation: President of New Mexico PSR; former member, National Board
Professional Affiliation: Private Practice, Regional Endocrinology Associates

Areas of Expertise:

  • Environment and Health
  • Global warming, fossil fuel energy and public health
  • Global warming mitigation and clean energy solutions

Biographical Sketch

COLLEGE:
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio; Bachelor of Science, 1967

MEDICAL:
Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio; MD, 1970

INTERNSHIP, Internal Medicine
Boston City Hospital
1970-71

RESIDENCY, Internal Medicine
Boston City Hospital
1971-72, 1973-74

FELLOWSHIP, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Stanford University Medical Center
1975-77

PRIVATE PRACTICE:
Internal Medicine, Incline Village, NV, 1977-79
Diabetes and Endocrinology, Santa Fe, NM, 1979 to present.

CERTIFICATION:
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1975
Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1977

LICENSES:
New Mexico, California, Massachusetts

To request Dr. Bernstein as a speaker, please email psrnatl@psr.org or call 202-667-4260.

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Publications:

Non-Ketotic Diabetes Mellitus: Insulin Deficiency or Insulin Resistance? American Journal of Medicine 60:80, 1976

Hepatic Insulin Responsiveness in Patients with Endogenous Hypertriglyceridemia.  Diabetologia 14:249, 1978

Effect of Obesity on the Relationship Between Very Low Density Lipoprotein Production Rate and Plasma Triglyceride Concentration in Normal and Hyperglycemic Subjects.  Metabolism 27:1047, September, 1978

Defect in Glucose Removal in Non-Ketotic Diabetic Patients with Fasting Hyperglycemia.  Diabetes 28:32, 1979

AACE Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Carcinoma. (group authorship) Endocrine Practice 3:62, 1997

Use of an Automated Device for Alternative Site Blood Glucose Monitoring. Diabetes Care 24:1217, July 2001

Evaluation of a Simple, Easy-to Use Blood Glucose Meter (Precision Xceed), Abstract, American Diabetes Association Scientific Meeting, 2004

Evaluation of the FreeStyle Lite Blood Glucose Monitoring System, Internal Publication, Abbott Diabetes Care, 2007

Criteria for Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems. Presbyterian HealthCare Systems Policy Statement, October, 2007

Benefits of Insulin Pump Therapy, and Problems. In: Insulin Pump Safety Meeting: Summary Report, by Klonoff and Reyes, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 3(2): 396, March 2009

Performance of a New Test Strip for FreeStyle Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics 13(1):1, 2011