Frank Lavernia, MD

Founder and Director, North Broward Diabetes Center, Pompano Beach, FL

Dr. Lavernia has been a practicing diabetologist in South Florida for over 35 years. He was the founder and director of the North Broward Diabetes Center in Pompano Beach, Florida. He lectures nationally on obesity, pre-diabetes, diabetes and their complications; he also speaks on lipid and hypertension disorders. He presents at Pri-Meds, American College of Physicians, NACE, PCN, and ADA programs. Internationally, he has lectured extensively in Sint Maarten, St.Eustasius (Statia), St. Croix, St.Thomas, Bermuda, C¸uracao, and Aruba. He has published multiple articles in a variety of national medical journals and online publications. He has appeared on the Discovery Channel and on NPR (radio). He most recently completed various CME videos for the American Diabetes Association. He is an adjunct faculty member of the National Diabetes Education Initiative (NDEI), Vascular Biology Working Group (VBWG), and for the Coalition for the Advancement of Cardiovascular Health (COACH). He is also a member of the American Diabetes Association, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, and the National Hispanic Medical Association.

Recent & Upcoming Conference Sessions


Pri-Med Southwest

Combining Oral Diabetes Therapies: How, When, Who, and Why?

Thursday, May 2, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

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Pri-Med Baton Rouge

Beyond Metformin & Sulfonylureas: Emerging Approaches to Individualizing Care

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

9:40 AM - 11:45 AM


Pri-Med Jacksonville

Long-Term Results of Treatment Across a Broad Range of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Thursday, November 15, 2018

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Pri-Med® Midwest |Continuing Medical Education (CME) | Rosemont, IL

Midwest Annual Conference

Emerging Clinical Approaches to the Effective Management of Diabetes & Associated Risks

Friday, October 12, 2018

1:10 PM - 2:25 PM Room 1, Level 1

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative: Individualizing Care in the 21st Century : Mobile

Closing Remarks: Tools and Strategies to Improve Patient Health Outcomes: Engaging the Patient, Family, and Community

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

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The Southern Diabetes Initiative: Individualizing Care in the 21st Century : Mobile

Keynote Address: Tackling the Diabetes Epidemic in the South: Past, Present, and Future

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Pri-Med® Indianapolis | Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) | Indianapolis, IN

Regional Conference Indianapolis

Treatment Intensification in T2DM: A Pathophysiologic Approach to Combining GLP-1 Receptor Agonists with Basal Insulin

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM