Associate Professor
Director, Post-graduate Research, Division of Endocrinology
Director, Experimental Medicine Program, Dept. of Medicine
Education
University of Vermont, 1999, PhD
University of Chicago, 1998, Clinical Internship
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2000, Post-doctoral Fellowship
Clinical Interests
Research

Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues associated with Diabetes Self-management.

(1) Diabetes prevention and control in medically underserved and high risk communities.

(2) Peer support models to support long-term diabetes prevention and self-management.

Publications

See Professor Tang’s publications here

1: Sidhu R, Tang TS. Response to the Letter to the Editor From Dr. Kawada, “Depressive Symptoms, Diabetes Distress and Serum Hemoglobin A1C in South Asians  With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Living in Canada”. Can J Diabetes. 2018 Feb;42(1):4.

2: Kowitt SD, Ayala GX, Cherrington AL, Horton LA, Safford MM, Soto S, Tang TS, Fisher EB. Examining the Support Peer Supporters Provide Using Structural Equation Modeling: Nondirective and Directive Support in Diabetes Management. Ann Behav Med. 2017 Dec;51(6):810-821.

3: Wong EM, Afshar R, Qian H, Zhang M, Elliott TG, Tang TS. Diabetes Distress, Depression and Glycemic Control in a Canadian-Based Specialty Care Setting. Can J Diabetes. 2017 Aug;41(4):362-365.

4: Li D, Elliott T, Klein G, Ur E, Tang TS. Diabetes Nurse Case Management in a Canadian Tertiary Care Setting: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Can J Diabetes. 2017 Jun;41(3):297-304.

5: Mahmood B, Afshar R, Tang TS. Recruitment and Retention of South Asian Ethnic  Minority Populations in Behavioral Interventions to Improve Type 2 Diabetes Outcomes. Curr Diab Rep. 2017 Apr;17(4):25.

6: Sandhu SK, Tang TS. When’s dinner? Does timing of dinner affect the cardiometabolic risk profiles of South-Asian Canadians at risk for diabetes. Diabet Med. 2017 Apr;34(4):539-542.

Contact
Gordon and Leslie Diamond Centre
2775 Laurel St. Room 10211
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9
Canada
phone: 6048754111 x-63449
fax: 6048754886