University of Tubingen, Tubingen,
Prof. Stephan Jacob is an endocrinologist/diabetologist, expert in nutrion and a clinical hypertension specialist (ESH). He is teaching at the university of Tuebingen, Germany. He is in private practise and set up a cardio-metabolic institute (CMI), in which non pharmacological and pharmacological therapy life style coaching of cardio-metabolic patients in out-patient care is coordinated, he plans to establish a network with the family doctors and the clinics in his town. Furthermore he is a SCOPE founding fellow and also a member of EASO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Management (EASO-COM).
He is involved in several clinical trials, in obesity, lipid and blood pressure management, specifically the CV outcome trials of new anti-diabetics.
Previously, Prof. Jacob was Senior Consultant at the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Pathobiochemistry, University of Tübingen, Germany.
His research interests include the cardio-metabolic syndrome and the role of early detection and intervention , specifically the effects of life style intervention on prevention and treatment of co-morbidities; to set up structured care in an out-patient setting (CMI).
AND he is convinced that we have to speed up to bring the CHANGE OF PARADIGM in type 2 diabetes management TO THE PEOPLE WITH DIABETES!
Prof. Jacob is in the board of the working group on diabetes and the heart of the german diabetes association. Also he is heading the research group on cardio-metabolic care at the university of Munich. In addition, he has engaged in, bringing the SCOPE program to Germany. Furthermore , he is a member of several guideline committees and editorial boards.