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Clinical Division Faculty





Philippe Walravens, MD
Professor Emeritus


For many years, Dr. Walravens was the only BDC physician fluent in Spanish. During more than two decades of his service at the BDC, he has helped hundreds of Spanish-speaking families with type 1 diabetes. His research interests included the role of trace elements and antioxidants in diabetes, dyslipidemias, and the use of oral hypoglycemic agents and insulin sensitizers in type 1 diabetic patients.

Publications

Education:
MD: Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (1965)
Residency: University Hospital, Louvain (1966)
Fellowships: University Hospital, Louvain (1967), University of Colorado Denver (1969)