Endocrine Grand Rounds

The Foot in Diabetes: Marvel versus Menace



Date
December 4, 2015
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
R. Harsha Rao, MD, FCRP
Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Chief of Endocrinology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Location
1195 BST Conference Room
Category
School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

The attendee will be able to:

1. Understanding the structural, physiological and ergonomic complexity of Pedal Bio-mechanics and the maintenance of pedal integrity.

2. Recognizing how and when the foot comes under threat and why limb loss occurs in diabetes.

3. Developing a strategy for preventing limb loss in patients with diabetes.