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The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center Proudly Welcomes Dr. Daniel A. Nadeau

Categories: Press Room

Orange County, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2013) – The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center is honored to announce Dr. Daniel A. Nadeau as its new program director starting December 2013. An accomplished physician who brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of diabetes, obesity, and nutrition, Dr. Daniel Nadeau will be the first recipient of the Dr. Kris V. Iyer Endowed Chair in Diabetes Care. He has extensive experience and measurable results building diabetes centers from the ground up through cutting-edge research, program expansion, a focus on insulin pump therapy, and diabetes team development. Daniel Nadeau, M.D. has also successfully changed the landscape of diabetes care through national educational efforts that include public speaking, publishing in scientific journals, and media appearances. Most recently he appeared on CNN discussing nutrition and diabetes. At Hoag, Dr. Nadeau will also contribute his expertise as an Endocrinologist at Hoag Medical Group.

"We are thrilled to have Dr. Daniel Nadeau join our team. His innovative work, program development and leadership will be an asset to the Allen Diabetes Center and more importantly our patients," says Kris Iyer, M.D., executive medical director for the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center and president of Hoag Medical Group. "His experience with research, insulin and nutrition will significantly contribute to our mission of making a positive difference in the lives of people living with diabetes and those at risk of diabetes.”

Dr. Nadeau’s CV includes:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Master’s degree in nutrition from Tufts University School of Nutrition
  • Fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Vermont, Internal Medicine residency at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts Medical School and Medical Director of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Nutrition at Exeter
  • Practiced medicine in New Hampshire and at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Maine
  • Co-author of the nutrition book, The Color Code: A Revolutionary Eating Plan for Optimum Health
  • Recipient of the National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, and the American Diabetes Association estimates that more than 79 million Americans are at increased risk for the disease. The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people with diabetes through its clinical, educational and support services. The Allen Diabetes Center provides comprehensive services for both adults and children with diabetes and offers clinical, educational and support services designed to meet the needs of patients with diabetes and their families. Innovative and customized programs at the Allen Diabetes Center include “Sweet Success,” a program tailored for women who have diabetes while pregnant; pediatric diabetes services, a multicultural program and the Herbert Family Program for Young Adults with Type 1 diabetes. Additionally, the Allen Diabetes Center is committed to community outreach and programs that provide care to underserved populations.

For more information regarding services at The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center, please call 949-764-8065 or visit www.hoag.org/diabetes.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats nearly 30,000 inpatients and 350,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals, seven health centers, and five urgent care centers. Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which has served Orange County since 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010, are designated Magnet hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute. In 2013, Hoag entered into an affiliation with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County Community. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Metro Edition. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital for the past 18 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 18 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as the county’s best hospital in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.