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Diabetes Digital Dialogues 2018
Clinical Value of Earlier Treatment Intensification for Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Professor and Chair of Medicine, Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA
Dr. Sethu Reddy is Senior Consultant and past-Chief of Adult Diabetes at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard, in Boston. He was previously Chairman of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Cleveland Clinic, currently ranked 2nd in the US by US News & World. He completed his undergraduate education at Memorial University of Newfoundland and postgraduate training in Endocrinology & Metabolism at University of Toronto and in Molecular & Cellular Physiology at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston in 1988. Dr. Reddy has been actively involved in numerous clinically relevant projects with AACE since 1996 and is currently on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Endocrinology. In 2007, he received the distinction of Mastership in the American College of Endocrinology.
Juan Pablo Frias
President and Principal Investigator, National Research Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA
Dr. Juan Pablo Frias is President and Principal Investigator of National Research Institute in Los Angeles, CA.. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida and received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his training in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee, and his Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Frías has held academic positions at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, where he is currently on the voluntary clinical faculty. Dr. Frías has been involved in diabetes and metabolism-related research for over 20 years and has authored numerous publications in this field.
WEBCAST WILL BE TRANSMITTED LIVE ON: 25 September 2018, 07:00 (EDT), New Jersey (US)
WEBCAST WILL BE AVAILABLE ON DEMAND ON: 25 September 2018, 12:00 (EDT), for 24 hours
EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) or UTC -4 (Universal Time Coordinated) Note: Times shown are equivalent across the globe – adjust your calendars to your preferred time zone. Customers can view the webcast in its entirety at any time during these time frames.
07:00-07:05 (5 minutes)
Welcome and Opening Remarks
07:05-07:30 (25 minutes)
Clinical Value of Earlier Treatment Intensification for Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Juan Pablo Frias
07:30-07:55 (25 minutes)
Sethu Reddy, Juan Pablo Frias
07:55-08:00 (5 minutes)
Final Comments and Summary
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