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Peter Adolfsson, MD, PhD, is a Senior Physician at the hospitals of Halland, Kungsbacka and Halmstad in Sweden. He received his medical training at the Sahlgrenska Academy of the Gothenburg University and, subsequently, went on to specialize in paediatrics, sports medicine and endocrinology.
Peter’s scientific interests focus on the impact of technology and exercise, including physical activities such as scuba diving, on diabetes in general. He is the first author of the 2018 ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines for exercise in children and adolescents with diabetes.
Peter is one of the original founders of diasend® and participated as a board member until the merge with glooko® in 2016. For this, Peter was awarded the ISPAD Prize for Innovation in 2017.
During the last 3 years, Peter has focusedon implementing digital health in diabetes care, which has been evaluated in a randomized controlled trial. Now, he focusses on leading courses in diabetes technology and has created educational guides regarding the use of real-time and intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring. He has always believed that the appropriate use of technology can achieve the best results for his patients.