Rodney Billingsley, 61, is one of more than 32 million Americans living with diabetes. Diagnosed at age 28, he has spent the better part of the decades since managing the disease—and a series of complications along the way. Under the care of Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, medical director, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, and endocrinologist, Scripps Clinic, Billingsley has made extraordinary progress in improving his health—thanks to both the multidisciplinary care he’s received at Scripps and his commitment to making the changes necessary to live a long, healthy life. Read more about Rodney and the Scripps care team that made such a difference in his life here.
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