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Mark Heyman

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Mark Heyman, PhD is a clinical health psychologist and the director of the Center forDiabetes and Mental Health (CDMH). In addition to treating patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, Dr. Heyman provides training for health care providers on how to identify and address the emotional and behavioral aspects of diabetes in their patients. He also works with pharmaceutical and medical device companies to help them understand these issues and incorporate this information into their sales, marketing, and patient education materials. He is particularly interested in empirically supported behavioral interventions that promote behavior change and improve physical and mental health in people with diabetes.

Dr. Heyman received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University and completed his internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. Dr. Heyman is on the Board of Directors of the Diabetes Coalition of California (DCC) and he is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UCSD.

Dr. Heyman blogs regularly on the behavioral and emotional aspects of diabetes at

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