Endocrine Grand Rounds

Diabetes Remission after bariatric surgery: Novel insights into regulation of glucose metabolism



Date
February 26, 2016
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Jonathan Purnell, MD
Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition; Professor, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, OHSU
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. Understand the interplay of islet cell insulin secretion and insulin resistance on expression of diabetes.

2. Know the remission and recurrence rates of diabetes after bariatric procedures compared to best medical management.

3. List four mechanisms involving the GI tract that affect insulin sensitivity and secretion.