In this episode Ron chats with Dr. Frank Dumont, Commercial Medical Director at Virta Health. Virta Health helps people reverse type 2 diabetes. Their approach helps people lower blood sugar and lose weight, even while eliminating the need for medications, including insulin. Here, Frank discusses what makes the Virta approach different, the almost unbelievable results they are seeing in their patients, and more. Frank even shares that he spent 20 years as a PCP writing more medicines. Now he spends every day deprescribing medicines.
Dr. Frank Dumont currently serves as a clinician and Commercial Medical Director at Virta Health. Prior to joining Virta, he worked in a hospital-owned clinic for nearly 20 years, where he practiced outpatient and inpatient medicine and served as medical director of the wellness service line for the medical center. Dr. Dumont has been devoted to improving healthcare delivery for over two decades, participating in organized medicine as a young physician representative to the AMA and serving on the Colorado Medical Society Board of Directors. He received his MD from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and today is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Dumont lives in Estes Park, Colorado at the eastern entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.