It is time to explore the man cave…from a diabetes perspective. We may see differences across genders in approaches to self-care, hormonal changes, specific complications, use of diabetes technology, worries and fears related to living with diabetes. What are the diabetes challenges unique to the experience of being male? Another great question! This session will dive into case studies highlighting some of the unique concerns for men with type 1 diabetes and practical tips for a sensitive and empathetic approach to help reduce the burden of living with diabetes.

Amish Parikh, MD, FRCPC

Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, ON
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Amish Parikh is an endocrinologist at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario. He completed medical school and his endocrinology training at the University of Toronto… View Speaker’s Full Bio


Barry Simon, MD, FRCP, CDE

Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst, Certified Executive Coach, Certified Diabetes Educator
Consultant, Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Barry Simon, MD, FRCP, is a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist. He is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a Consultant with the Leadership Centre for Diabetes… View Speaker’s Full Bio