Dr. Mark Holterman, Taking a Stand Against Childhood Diabetes

Dr. Mark Holterman has dedicated his life to helping the most innocent of humanity. The children of the community. He teaches future surgeons how to operate on the youth. You can find his teachings at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. One of Dr. Mark Holterman’s priorities is to help find a cure for diabetes, specifically looking to cure diabetes within children. He is an active member of the American Diabetes Association who has joined forces with the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, together they are confronting the diabetes epidemic that plagues the world (https://about.me/dr.markholterman). His main interests include obesity as well as stem cell research. Obesity, according to research, plays in key factor when someone is at risk for type 2 diabetes. Stem Cells could be proven innovating when it comes to finding a cure for diabetes.

Dr. Mark Holterman has been acknowledging for his research and has won awards for the findings of his research. One award that he achieved was the Innovative Research Reward, awarded to him by no other than the American Diabetes Association. Mark studies his stem cell research extensively at an organization he co-founded, respectfully and ethically taking in miscarried babies, giving parents a bit of hope and peace in a difficult time knowing that their miscarried child could help save another child’s life. Dr. Mark Holterman knows he needs to stay on top of the latest technology and procedures used to help treat pediatric patients needing surgery. He does this through a group he is a part of called the Pacific Associations of Pediatric Surgeons. Through meetings is how he keeps up with the latest new medical findings for pediatric surgery.

Outside of all that Dr. Mark Holterman is dedicated to his medical mission work in Vietnam. He is a problem solver, an innovator, a humanitarian who thrives on preserving human life by helping to find a cure for the one of the most worldwide epidemic, chronic illnesses out there, diabetes (Angel.co).