May 19, 2009 ~ Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Fellows Dr. Christine Mitchell & Dr. Vincent Savarse on Diabetes Management

Diabetes Living Today® radio program, provides listeners with education, inspiration and motivation to live healthy and well with diabetes. Whether you have diabetes or know someone who does Diabetes Living Today® radio program offers experience, insight, education and tips to manage life with diabetes. Through interviews, including “World Class” Research Scientist, physicians and people living with diabetes, living well tips and questions from the listening audience, host Kitty Castellini and Endocrinologist Dr. Joseph J. Fallon, Jr. are there every step of the way to offer guidance, advice, and most of all, support.

This week Kitty and Dr. Fallon will interview Dr.Christine Mitchell and Dr. Vincent Savarse from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Christina Mitchell, MD

Christina Mitchell was born and raised in South Jersey, growing up in Merchantville, NJ and attending St. Peter School.  She then went to Bishop Eustace Preparatory School in Pennsauken, NJ.  She received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Princeton University in 2001.  She was awarded her MD from Jefferson Medical College in 2005.  She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in June 2008.  She is currently a Clinical Fellow in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Christina lives with her husband, Greg, and Golden Retriever, Kona, in Abington, PA.

Photo Above:  Dr. Christine Mitchell

Vincent Savarese, MD

Vincent Savarese, MD completed his undergraduate training at Boston College and received his medical degree in 2004 from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Dr. Savarese is currently a fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Diseases at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he has participated in research in continuous glucose monitoring and inpatient blood glucose control. He will complete his fellowship in June 2009, and will be practicing endocrinology in South Jersey.

Dr. Savarese lives in Philadelphia with his wife and 1-year old daughter.

Photo Above:  Dr. Vincent Savarse

Listen to Diabetes Living Today® interview with Dr. Christina Mitchell and Dr. Vincent Savarse

May 19, 2009 ~ Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Fellows Dr. Christine Mitchell & Dr. Vincent Savarse on Diabetes Management