About The Author
David Hite is a dynamic speaker able to engage his audience and hold their
attention. His deep knowledge and wide range of experiences is expressed
through common sense examples and analogies that will give people concrete ideas
they can use everyday. His casual style and humorous anecdotes makes his Diabetes Basics DVD a pleasure to watch and time well spent.
David Hite, PhD
A lifelong educator with over 40 years experience, David has taught in
California and around the world. A twenty-year veteran in public
schools, his presentation skills were honed teaching biology,
chemistry, and health education at the high school and
community college levels. Additionally, David spent two years teaching
science at Cairo American College in Egypt, and two years at Shanghai
American School in China. He was twice honored by the State of
California by being named "Mentor Teacher".
David earned a
doctorate degree in health education for his research into women and
their risks in the early HIV/AIDS epidemic and then supervised street
outreach prevention programs for the Department of Public Health. He spent a year in South East Asia developing HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos and at Dr Cynthia Maung's Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot, Thailand, training nurses and medics serving Karen refugee camps along the Thailand/Burmese border. Here he was fondly given the name "Healthdoc"
A professional member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the American Diabetes Association, he keeps abreast of the
latest research and treatment strategies by working daily with diabetes
patients in his current position as a Clinical Health Educator in the
Chronic Conditions Management Department for a large non-profit healthcare
provider in Sacramento, California.
innovative Diabetes Educational DVD "Diabetes Basics", and online resource "Questions and Answers about Diabetes Self-Care" targets people trying to avoid
diabetes or manage their diabetes with healthy lifestyle changes.
information provided at HealthDoc.org is evidence based and reviewed
for medical correctness however it is intended to be used as a
reference guide only, not as a medical manual. The information is
designed to help you make wise decisions about your health. It is not
intended as a substitute for any treatment that may have been
prescribed by your physician. If you suspect that you have any medical
problems, I urge you to seek medical help as soon as possible or
contact 911 in the case of any emergency.
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