Update in Endocrinology: Spring 2021

UPMC's latest edition of Update in Endocrinology: Spring 2021:

  • Frederico G.S. Toledo, MD, Erin Kershaw, MD, and Anne Newman, MD, MPH, discuss muscle, mobility, and other health outcomes during aging
  • Maja Stefanovic-Racic, MD, PhD, and Emily Gammoh, MD, talk about the diagnosis of a rare congenital endocrine syndrome
  • Esra Karslioglu-French, MD, Emily Emsurak, MPAS, PA-C, and Deborah Hlasnik, MSN, CRNP, explain the advanced practice
  • provider (APP) fellowship program
  • Mary Korytkowski, MD, and Divya Sistla, MD, discuss diabetes, COVID-19, and the importance of glycemic control

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the components of the multifactorial pathophysiology of age-related sarcopenia
  • Describe the potential use of continuous glucose monitoring devices in patients with diabetes and COVID-19
  • Improve awareness and understanding of Klinefelter Syndrome and recognize that it is the most common cause of primary hypogonadism in men

Disclosures:

Drs. Emsurak, French, Gammoh, Hlasnik, Korytkowski, Newman, Sistla, and Stefanovic-Racic report no significant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

Dr. Toledo has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: NIH

All presenters' disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Release Date: 3/29/2021 | Last Modified On: 3/29/2021 | Expires: 3/29/2022