MUSC Principal Investigator

Harsha Karanchi is an endocrinologist with expertise in diabetes and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Karanchi’s work is focused on preventing complications of diabetes and improving healthspan, the part of a person’s life spent in good health. He believes PRECIDENTD brings unique opportunities for South Carolinians with type 2 diabetes to use approved diabetes medications with proven heart and kidney benefits, while helping answer an important question on the best medication to prevent and reduce the risk of heart and kidney disease.