Join Lorraine and I as DSMALive 'Rents talks with Scott K Scolnick, M.Ed.
Scott has had type 1 diabetes for nearly 40 years. In his professional life, he has worn many different hats. He has his Masters in Counseling Psychology with a focus on marriage and family therapy. He worked in that area for 18 years. He has worked for two pump companies for over 12 years. During this time, he did talks around the country on dealing with the Emotional Impact of Diabetes. In 2013, Scott had the opportunity to be a subject in the Beacon Hill Study, in Boston, using the Bionic Pancreas. Most recently, he joined Boston University and is working in the College of Biomedical Engineering where is working with Ed Damiano and his team on the Bionic Pancreas. Scott with present the results of past as well as current clinical studies with this dual hormone system. He will also share the plans for the final pivitol studies and submission to the FDA.