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David Matthew Nathan, MD

  • Director, Diabetes Center

617-726-8722

Accepting New Patients: Call for Availability

Overview

Departments

Diabetes

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Transplant Center

Clinical Interests
  • Diabetes management
  • Endocrinology
  • Intensive therapies of diabetes
Medical Education
  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes & Metabolism
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - SSN
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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News & Events

  • Royal visit

    Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser of Qatar visited the MGH May 19 for a special presentation about type 1 diabetes treatment and research, islet and whole organ transplantation and the future of a bionic pancreas.

  • Revere HealthCare Center celebrates community health

    At this year's annual Community Health Day, more than 70 guests gathered at the MGH Revere HealthCare Center to celebrate local community health efforts and learn about one of today's most pressing health topics: diabetes.

  • A Decade Later, Lifestyle Changes or Metformin Still Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    Intensive lifestyle changes aimed at modest weight loss reduced the rate of developing type 2 diabetes by 34 percent compared with placebo in people at high risk for the disease, researchers conclude based on 10 years of data.

  • Intensive Glucose Control Halves Complications of Longstanding Type 1 Diabetes

    Near-normal control of glucose beginning as soon as possible after diagnosis would greatly improve the long-term prognosis of type 1 diabetes, concludes a study published in the July 27, 2009, issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, which updates information about the clinical course of type 1 diabetes.

Contact

Diabetes Unit
50 Staniford Street
3rd Floor
Boston MA, 02114-2517
Phone 1: 617-726-8722
Fax: 617-726-6781

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