Endocrine Grand Rounds

Non-Insulin Adjunctive Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes



Date
March 28, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Michelle Griffith, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Mdetabolism, University of Pittsburgh
Location
1195 BST Conference Room
Category
School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

1. Understand the contribution of glucagon dysregulation to hyperglycemia in type 1 diabetes.

2. Become aware of pre-clinical and clinical data on GLP-1 agonist use in type 1 diabetes (disclosure: this is an off-label use).

3. Review data on efficacy of metformin as an adjunctive treatment for insulin resistant patients with type 1 DM.