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

Dr. David Hite diabetic educator, control type-2 diabetes with diet
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"

Dr. David Hite diabetic educator, control type-2 diabetes with diet

Dr. David Hite diabetic educator, control type-2 diabetes with diet

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.

David’s 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.


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