L. Rubin, Alan
Alan L. Rubin, MD has been managing and studying high blood pressure for three decades. He is a bestselling author whose previous books, Diabetes For Dummies, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, and Thyroid For Dummies, have been major successes. Letters of praise from numerous readers verify the important role that his books have played in their lives. The books have been translated into seven languages, and there are special editions for the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. His books provide the latest information on every aspect of their subject while being written in an easy-to-understand format that's full of humor and wisdom. Dr. Rubin has practiced endocrinology in San Francisco since 1973. He teaches doctors, medical students, and nonprofessionals through classes, lectures, and articles. He has been on numerous radio and television shows, answering questions about diabetes, thyroid disease, and high blood pressure. He serves as a consultant to many pharmaceutical companies and companies that make products for high blood pressure. Dr. Rubin discusses many health issues in the numerous Healthcasts that he has recorded which may be heard or downloaded at his Web site, www.drrubin.com.