RealDiabetes.com is brought to you by Patient Centered Solutions LLC. The driving forces behind Patient Centered Solutions are Michael Weiss and Martha
Mike and Marti co-authored
The Little Diabetes Book YOU Need to Read and served as Chair of the Board and President, Health Care
and Education of the American Diabetes Association. They have talked with thousands of people who have diabetes and their loved ones whose stories and experiences have guided the development of this website and provided a special appreciation for the challenges you face in living with diabetes.
Mike has had diabetes since 1984. Since his diagnosis, he has authored numerous articles and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences about what it is like to live with diabetes. His work has focused on the patient's role in diabetes self-management and the psychosocial effects of the disease.
Marti has been a diabetes educator since 1983. She has been a pioneer in developing the empowerment method of diabetes education and self-management She is an internationally recognized expert in diabetes education and has received many awards for her work.
Mike is a practicing attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Marti is a diabetes nurse educator in Ann Arbor, Michigan.