Louisville Lectures

Open Access Medical Education

Committed to sharing Internal Medicine focused lectures as free open access medical education.

Filtering by Tag: Endocrinology

Public Health and Dermatology- From Policy to Pox with Dr. Boris Lushniak

In this Presentation Dr. Boris D. Lushniak discusses the core public health functions: assessment and monitoring of the health of communities and populations at risk, the formulation of public policies, and to assure that all populations have access to appropriate and cost-effective care.  Keeping these functions relavent throughout his talk, Dr. Lushniak discusses various skin cancers and conditions. He then concludes his presentation explaining how dermatology fits into the public health model.

Read More

Controversies in the Medical Management of Obesity with Dr. Villafuerte

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.
 

Read More

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.

Read More