Understanding (and avoiding!) Microvascular and Macrovascular Complications

The blood vessels in your body are like the pipes running through your home. The whole vascular system is the pipeline through which blood travels, carrying oxygen and nutrients to tissues. In turn, waste is moved away from the tissues to be metabolized and eliminated by the liver and kidneys. Blood vessels are bigger at their […]

2017 ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Emphasize Psychological Health and Personalized Treatment Options

The newly published 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes by the American Diabetes Association emphasize psychological health, access to care, expanded and personalized treatment options, as well as hypoglycemia tracking in patients with diabetes as critical areas of focus. In addition to screening, diagnosis, and treatment options, including metabolic surgery, that will provide better […]

Diabetes Management Update

What is the link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease? C. Ronald Kahn, MD will present “Is Alzheimer’s Disease Type 3 Diabetes?” Dr. Kahn will discuss the correlation between the two, the effect of insulin resistance on brain function, and the potential use of antidiabetic medications in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. With regard to novel diabetes […]