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New director named at diabetes center

The Norman Transcript
Apr 20, 2011

NORMAN — James T. Lane, a physician who specializes in caring for patients with complications from diabetes, has been named director of Adult Clinical Programs and chairman of Clinical Diabetes Research for the Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center.

“Dr. Lane brings an outstanding set of skills to the Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center,” OU President David L. Boren said in a news release. “His appointment underlines the commitment of the center to the highest standards of care available anywhere for treating the most acute effects of diabetes.”

According to the release, Lane is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

In addition to his clinical responsibilities, he has been named a professor of endocrinology and diabetes in the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

The release states that Lane comes to the Harold Hamm Oklahoma Diabetes Center with more than 20 years of experience in diabetes clinical research and practice.

He has worked with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, specifically in young adults.

He also has a special interest in new-onset diabetes following organ transplantation, the release states. Lane has experience in caring for patients with diabetes complications, specifically those affecting the kidneys, eyes, nerves and the cardiovascular system.

Lane completed fellowships in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Minnesota, Minn., and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago.

He completed an internal medicine residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s and earned his medical degree at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.