In this presentation, Dr. Betty Villafuerte discusses complications-based approaches to guide treatment modality of obesity. She them reviews treatment guidelines on lifestyle modifications and the use of pharmacotherapy in managing obesity. Finally, she examines the role of meal frequency, meal timing, lifestyle behavior, and intelligence on obesity.
Dr. Mokshagundam presents Lipid Disorders by going over basic aspects of lipoprotein transport and metabolism and how it can be problematic. He then discusses the recommendations for managing lipid disorders.
In this case-based lecture, Dr. Krishansamy walks through several real-life examples of patients and their indications for novel treatments for diabetes with a focus on mechanisms of action. Included in this lecture is an overview and update on the American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). Finally, she takes a look at new technology to treat type one diabetes.
In this lecture Dr. Villafuerte speaks from experience and research on the myriad complications that can occur with diabetes. She covers all the bases (heart disease, stroke, neuropathy, renal disease, peripheral arterial disease) as well as rarer entities such as necrobiosis lipoidica.
Dr Krishnasamy utilizes cases to present a thorough review of calcium metabolism including: calcium homeostasis, etiology and pathogenesis of hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia, disorders of bone metabolism, and vitamin D deficiency.
Dr. Sri Mokhagundam utilizes cases to discuss Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome (HHS). He covers differences between the two, workup of hyperglycemia, treatment with fluids, electrolytes and insulin.