Endocrine Grand Rounds

Lipodystrophies: Disorders of extreme insulin resistance



Date
January 9, 2015
Time
9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Abhimanyu Garg, MD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Chief, Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases; Director, Metabolic Diseases, Center for Human Nutrition; UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location
1195 BST Conference Roomq
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. Discuss the causes and common clinical consequences of lipodystrophy.

2. Identify patients with various types of congenital and acquired lipodystrophy based on the pattern of adipose tissue loss, other clinical features, and appropriate laboratory testing.

3. Employ evidence-based therapies to manage lipodystrophy-associated metabolic disturbances.