Doctor as Designer
Joyce Lee, MD, MPH




Media Mentions

How to Best Review Your Diabetes Data with Your Care Team
Diabetes Mine, June 2019

#SocialScholars: Professors show power of public engagement
The University Record

How a Low-Carb Diet Might Aid People With Type 1 Diabetes
The New York Times

How telemedicine brings healthcare into vulnerable patients' homes
Second Wave Michigan, August 2018

insulin: Concierge Medication or Human Right?
Diabetes Voice, International Diabetes Foundation, April 2018

Young diabetics may check sugar more when money’s at stake
Reuters Oct 26, 2017

Reece and Olivia Ohmer: People to Know
Diabetes Forecast Sept 2017

Design Thinking for Doctors and Nurses
New York Times Aug 3, 2017

Real World Health Challenges Solved by Design
Emergency Medicine News Feb 2017, Vol 39, Issue 2

If It Needs a Sign It's Bad Design
Propublica Sept 21, 2016

Design thinking is key to preparing doctors and improving health care, Medicine X speakers say
Stanford Medicine Scope Blog Sept 19, 2016

The DIY diabetes kit that's keeping us alive
BBC News July 14, 2016

In JAMA editorial, Nightscout opens up about dealings with FDA
MobiHealthNews April 13, 2016

Excess Weight Has Unexpected Effect on Puberty Onset in Boys
MedicineNet Jan 27, 2016

Devicemakers Play Catch-up with Real-Time Glucose Monitoring
Star Tribune June 27, 2015

Is There an App to Solve App Overload?
Journal of the American Medical Association April 14, 2015

Citizen Hackers Tinker With Medical Devices
Wall Street Journal Sept 26, 2014

A Chip Offers a Faster and Cheaper Test for Type 1 Diabetes
MIT Technology Review July 17, 2014

BPA, Phthalates Linked With Teen Obesity, Insulin Resistance
Huffington Post August 19, 2013

Higher levels of BPA found in kids linked to obesity August 19, 2013

BPA, phthalates tied to kids' weight, diabetes risk
Toronto Star August 19, 2013

BPA, phthalates linked to teen health woes in study
CBS News August 19, 2013

Plastic Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes: Studies tied phthalates, BPA to insulin resistance, higher body fat
HealthDay August 19, 2013

Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes: Studies tied phthalates, BPA to insulin resistance, higher body fat
Huffington Post, WedMD August 19, 2013

Plastic chemicals linked to kids' obesity, diabetes risk August 19, 2013

High BPA levels in children associated with fat kids
ScienceBlog August 20, 2013

New Study: BPA Levels Linked To Obesity
Indiana News Center August 20, 2013

High BPA Levels In Urine Linked To Obesity In Children: Study
International Business Times August 20, 2013

BPA And Phthalates Linked To Childhood Obesity And Diabetes; Tips To Reduce Exposure To Environmental Chemicals
Medical Daily August 20, 2013

Obesity Linked to Higher BPA Levels
DailyRX August 18, 2013

Hemoglobin A1c Testing Method Fails to Identify Kids with Diabetes, Study Shows
Science Daily. November 21, 2011

How Large, How Long, How Risky
US Department of Health & Human Services. November 18, 2011

Question regarding 14 year old child with potential short stature.
Ask the Podcast Doctor. November 17, 2011

HbA1c Unreliable for Pediatric Screening
Diabetes in Control. November 4, 2011

Lifetime Dose of Excess Weight Linked to Risk of Diabetes
Medicine Net. September 12, 2011

Is Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" Campaign Benefiting Black Children?
Huffington Post: Black Voices. September 9, 2011

White House's Childhood Obesity Task Force Must Focus On Providing Treatment For Minority Children.
Medical News Today. September 9, 2011

Waist circumference not a better predictor of diabetes risk than Body Mass Index in U.S. adolescents.
UofM Health. August 19, 2011

Breastfed Babies Lack Necessary Vitamin D Supplements
Joyce Lee, M.D., M.P.H. November 7, 2010

Study Suggests Obesity May Delay Boys' Puberty
ABC News. February 2, 2010

Obese boys more likely to begin puberty late: study finds fat-puberty link that is opposite of girls"
LA Times. February 1, 2010

1 in 5 teens has cholesterol problems. Now what?  
CNN. January 22, 2010

Short Kids Don"t Suffer when it comes to popularity or behavior.
Orlando Sentinel. August 18, 2009

Short Kids Are Just as Popular As Taller Peers
MSN News. August 17, 2009

How Short Kids Measure up to their Peers
WebMD. August 17, 2009

Hey Shorty  
Washington Post. August 17, 2009

For Short Kids, No Lack of Self-Esteem  
The Atlanta Journal. August 17, 2009

Kid's Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes
Washington Post. July 8th, 2008

Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic Seen Looming
Reuters. July 8, 2008

Wanted: Childhood Diabetes Specialist
Reuters. March 13th, 2008

More Young Diabetics Being Hospitalized
Reuters India. December 28th, 2007

More Young Diabetics Being Hospitalized
ABC News. December 27th, 2007

More young diabetics being hospitalized
MSNBC. December 27th, 2007

Las ninas con sobrepeso Ilegan antes antes a la pubertad
El Mundo. May 3rd, 2007

Early Puberty and More
Slate Magazine. March 13th, 2007

Heavier Girls Tend to Reach Puberty Early
LA Times. March 12th, 2007

Plump and Precocious
U.S. News and World Report. March 11th, 2007

Fat toddlers "risk early puberty"
BBC News. March 5th, 2007

Researchers Investigate Weight-Puberty Link
NPR. March 5th, 2007

Study Links Obesity To Early Puberty
CBS Evening News. March 5, 2007

Childhood obesity in girls can lead to early onset of puberty, study suggests
The Guardian. March 5th, 2007

Childhood Obesity Triggers Early Puberty
Reuters. Monday, March 5th, 2007

Obesity May Trigger Earlier Puberty for Girls
Washington Post. March 5th, 2007

Children's Health: Overweight Girls at Risk of Earlier Puberty
U.S. News & World Report. March 5th, 2007

Obesity May Trigger Earlier Puberty for Girls
Washington Post. March 5th, 2007

Estrogen's History as a Growth Limiter
LA Times. January 15th, 2007

Girl, Interrupted
Slate Magazine. January 20th, 2007

Using Hormone Therapy to Shape Children's Height to Social Norms
NewsWise. October 25th, 2006

It costs a lot to stand taller March 21st, 2006

Obesity Doubles Kids' Risk of Diabetes
FOX News. February 2nd, 2006