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MBChB FCP(SA) MMed FRCPath MBA, Lister Hospital & Cambridge Universities NHS Trust, UK

Dr Adie Viljoen is a clinical specialist and works as a Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Metabolic Physician in Hertfordshire, UK, having trained in South Africa where he received his medical and specialty medicine qualifications.  He conducts clinics in diabetes, cardiovascular risk prevention, lipid and metabolic disorders and his interests include type 2 diabetes and diabetic dyslipidaemia, diabetes.


He is a Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical, and a Member of the Institute for Diabetes in Older People (IDOP). He is the UK Chief Investigator and Principal Site investigator for several international phase 2 and 3 research trials in diabetes, obesity and lipids including studies such as EXAMINE, ORIGIN, 4T, CRESCENDO. He is a member of the Scientific Research Committee of HEART UK and the UK cholesterol charity.