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Jeanie Tryggestad, MD
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Jeanie Tryggestad, MD

Assistant Professor and Paul and Ruth Jonas Chair in Diabetes


Dr. Tryggestad completed medical school, completed her residency, and became an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  Her research interests include obesity, type 2 diabetes (especially in Native American populations), and vascular function in obesity and type 2 diabetes. Dr. Tryggestad is an Assistant Professor and provider in the outpatient Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic.


Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Vascular function in obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Turner Syndrome

Dr. Tryggestad is the Principal Investigator for the study and serves on numerous writing groups and committees.  She also conducts physical examinations and reviews medical history for study participants.  Her research interests include obesity, type 2 diabetes (especially in American Indian populations), and vascular function in obesity and type 2 diabetes.