Dr Sufyan Hussain is Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King's College London and Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Imperial College London.
A former Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow And Darzi Fellow in Clinical Leader ship at Imperial College London, Dr Hussain completed his medical degree and MA in molecular sciences from the University of Cambridge. He served as a Visiting Research Fellow at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School.
He completed a PhD in neuroendocrinology investigating how the brain controls appetite and blood glucose.
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Diabetes is a complex, chronic illness, which requires continuous medical care and risk reduction strategies over and above glycemic control. Education and on-going patient self-management and support are critical to preventing complications and reducing the risk of long-term acute complications.