About Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE

CDMH-MarkHeyman-HeadshotMark Heyman is a diabetes psychologist, person with type 1 diabetes, and Founder and Director of the Center for Diabetes and Mental Health.

Mark believes that addressing psychological health is a critical, and oftentimes missing piece of the diabetes management puzzle. When Mark was diagnosed with diabetes in 1999, he was frustrated by the lack of resources available to help people navigate the behavioral and emotional challenges of living with diabetes. Now as a psychologist and Certified Diabetes Educator, Mark is committed to tackling these complex issues by providing education and evidence-based clinical treatment to people with diabetes, cutting-edge training to health care providers, and innovative program development and strategic consulting services to the diabetes business community.

Mark lives in San Diego with his wife Gayle. Mark spends as much time as he can near the ocean, cooks (and eats) great food, and performs with his improvisational comedy team Inside Joke.