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Inpatient Glucose Management by Dr. Sathya Krishnasamy

Dr. Krishnasamy presents Inpatient Glucose Management by first discussing a case of hospital hyperglycemia. She then reviews current guidelines for glycemic management trends in non-critical care settings. After, she reviews institutional protocols.

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Novel Therapeutics in Diabetes with Dr. Krishnasamy

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.

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Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease with Dr. Apenbrinck

Dr. Eddie Apenbrinck dissects those ophthalmology notes that you can never decipher. He also covers retinal complications of diabetes including treatments including laser photocoagulopathy. Other systemic causes of retinal disease are covered including sickle cell anemia and hypertension. Among the other topics covered are thyroid eye disease, inflammatory ocular involvement of rheumatoid conditions, ocular malignancies and infections.

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Grand Rounds: Islet Cell Autotransplantation With Dr. Hughes

Dr. Mike Hughes discusses innovative medical care of chronic pancreatitis with ground-breaking work on auto-islet cell transplantation. He covers differences in auto vs. allo transplantation, indications of transplantation, evaluation of prospective transplant patients, peri-operative and outpatient management, and observed outcomes post-surgery. The lecture spends time reviewing several ongoing research projects at University of Louisville  by several labs researching facets of this topic.  

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Complications of Diabetes with Dr. Villafuerte

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. 

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