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Tribute to Abbas E. Kitabchi, PhD, MD, MACE

Dr. Abbas Kitabchi, 82, of Memphis, TN, passed peacefully in his home surrounded by family on July 18, 2016. Abby has been a pioneer investigator on pivotal studies in the field of diabetes, including the landmark DCCT/EDIC and DPP/DPPOS studies. In addition to his work in the DCCT/EDIC and DPP/DPPOS studies, Dr. Kitabchi was a leader in diabetes and endocrine-related research for over 40 years. During his long career, he trained more than 80 fellows in Endocrinology and nurtured the research and clinical development of hundreds of residents, students and faculty members. His body of work included more than 300 original articles, book chapters, and reviews. Dr. Kitabchi’s work on pathogenesis and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis (in particular, the use of low dose insulin therapy) has influenced the care of patients throughout the world. 

 

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Click here to read a tribute written for him by another DPPOS investigator. 


 

 

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