Assessing Fracture Risk in Ethnic Minorities: Beyond Bone Density

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss differences in the fracture rates of African Americans and understand why new assessments of bone are necessary.

2. Explore differences of TBS, both in normative range and associations with fractures, in African Americans.

Presented by:  Rajesh Jain, M.D.

Endocrine Fellow, The University of Chicago


“Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Adipose Tissue Inflammation”

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn about metabolic changes after bariatric surgery.

2. Discuss proposed experiments to understand how inflammatory cells impact adipogenesis.

Presented by:  Isabel Casimiro, M.D., Ph.D.

Endocrine Fellow, The University of Chicago


“A Retrospective Study to Determine the Impact of ADHD on Glycemic Control in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes”

Learning Objectives:

1. Recognition that ADHD and Type 1 Diabetes together pose a special problem.

2. Review my research project to compare glycemic control in children with and without ADHD.

Presented by:  Harini Kolluri, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrine Fellow, The University of Chicago


Session date: 
05/22/2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm CDT
UCMC M-170
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Rajesh Jain, M.D., Isabel Casimiro, M.D., Ph.D., Harini Kolluri, M.D.