Peter Ziemkowski, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University

FMX Sessions: Endocrine: Diabetes Update 2015: New Trends in an Old Disease, CME031, CME032

Dr. Ziemkowski practices family medicine in southwest Michigan, where he is on the faculty of the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency program and serves as Associate Dean for Student Affairs. He has been teaching for 17 years and maintains a blog(www.kzoofm.blogspot.com) for residents, and looks to use technology to help educate patients on healthy lifestyles. "Dr. Z," as he is called by students, is most interested in the care of metabolic conditions associated with cardiovascular risk, such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, and obesity. "I believe that primary prevention of these diseases and their complications will deliver the greatest benefit to the greatest number of patients," he says.