Grand Rounds: Diabetes Care Beyond Glucose-Lowering
Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Grand Rounds: Updates and Advances in Clinical and Investigative Medicine Series
Session Title: Diabetes Care Beyond Glucose-Lowering: A Shifting Paradigm
Speakers: Kenneth Izuora, MD, MBA, FACE, Professor of Endocrinology at KSOM and Director of the UNLV Health Diabetes Center
- Describe the role of type 2 diabetes mellitus in causing cardiovascular disease and excess mortality.
- Analyze findings from recent cardiovascular outcomes trials involving antihyperglycemic agents.
- Evaluate the clinical implications of the findings from cardiovascular outcomes trials in the care of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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