Dr. Velásquez-Mieyer, MD is founder and Medical Director of DarSalud Care and President of LifeDOC Research. Over the last 30 years, he has built an extensive career in translational research, particularly in the area of cardio-metabolism focused on treating obesity, diabetes mellitus and related complications.
At DarSalud, we have developed a unique and cost-efficient health model that utilizes preventive medicine to improve patient wellness and long-term health through an interdisciplinary approach to the prevention and management of diabetes, obesity and other cardio-metabolic conditions.
LifeDOC is a premier regionally-recognized practice & research center specialized in the treatment and management of diabetes, obesity and co-morbid conditions. Our holistic model and team approach helps to manage in an effective way patients with chronic conditions including physicians as endocrinology, cardiology and health professionals as optometrist, dietitians and behavioral health counselor. We improve the standard of care of patients with diabetes/obesity by providing health care with an outcome-oriented, inter-disciplinary and culturally competent treatment program.
Our mission is to improve the standard of care for patients by providing integrated, outcome oriented, and culturally-competent treatment interventions.
The demographic of our population is about 83% is minority. That are Hispanic. This model was set up for Memphis. It wasn’t set up for Hispanic. It wasn’t set up for black and white. It was set up for Memphis. How we can help Memphians.
We strive to establish a healthcare network in Memphis and the surrounding Mid-South that employs quality-driven reference models, breaks preventive care and disease management paradigms and establishes itself as the practice, partner and employer of choice in the community.
Learn more: https://www.darsalud.us/