Dr. Félix Manuel Escaño Polanco

Dr. Félix Manuel Escaño Polanco

  • He was born in the Province of Monseñor Nouel, Bonao, Dominican Republic.
  • Doctor’s Degree from the Universidad Autonóma de Santo Domingo ( UASD).
  • Postgraduate at the National Endocrinology Hospital Dr. Salvador B. Gautier (Dominican Social Security Institute IDSS) and at the University of Buenos Aires Argentina.
  • Specialist in diabetes at the Escuela de la Sociedad Argentina de Diabetes.
  • Attached to the Dominican Embassy in Argentina.
  • Former Residence professor at the IDSS Endocrinology and Diabetes INDEN.
  • President of the Dominican Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition (SODENN) twice.
  • President of the Dominican Foundation of Endocrinology and Diabetes (FUNDOMED).
  • General Diabetes Coordinator at the Hospital General de la Plaza de la Salud.
  • Master in Hospital Administration at the Universidad Santo Domingo.
  • Author of Book “Nutrition and Quality of Life”.
  • Columnist at The National Newspaper.
  • Founder of the Diabetic Club of the Dominican Republic.
  • Elected President of the Latin American Diabetes Association (ALAD) 2013 – 2016.
  • Founder and former President of the Dominican Association for the Study of Obesity (ASODEO).


Dr. Giselle Escaño Mieses

Dr. Giselle Escaño Mieses

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  • Giselle Escaño Mieses, M.D., is a graduate of the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE).
  • Specialist in Aesthetic Medicine- Clinical Nutrition at Universitat De Les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • Director of Aesthetic Medicine- Clinical Nutrition at the Escaño Endocrinology & Cosmetic Center.
  • A pioneer in developing the 1st calorimeter light menu in the Dominican Republic according to the regulations of the United States along with Colatte Restaurant.
  • As part of the program for weight loss and prevention of overweight and obesity, working initially as #Reto DraGi through social networks and currently as Reality Show # RetoDraGiMadres through the television program ‘Sigue La Noche’.
  • Member of the Dominican Society for the Study of Obesity (SODEO).
  • Member of the Dominican Foundation of Endocrinology and Diabetes (FUNDOMED).
  • Contributor to various social media health issues.


Dr. Hilda Josefina Escaño Mieses

Dr. Hilda Josefina Escaño Mieses

  • Doctor of Medicine from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) 2002, Sto. Dgo., R.D.
  • She Specialized in Endocrinology and Nutrition at the Hospital Central de la Defensa, in Madrid, Spain, 2004-2008.
  • Graduate Degree in Obesity at a distance, Favaloro University, Argentina (April-December, 2003).
  • She completed several PHD courses in Nutrition at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2004-2005).
  • In addition to the VII Basic Research Methodology Course in Health Sciences, Madrid, Spain (February 22 to June 10, 2005), II Course of Primary Care in Diabetes, Santo Domingo (August-November 2008) and Course of Type 2 Diabetes: the Challenge of the XXI Century, April to December 2009, among others.