“Contraception and Preconception Counseling in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes”

Learning Objectives:

1.  Review the importance of contraception and preconception counseling in diabetes.

2.  Highlight existing, relevant literature.

3.  Discuss results and implications of healthcare provider survey.

4.  Provide a brief overview of the second part of study protocol and next steps.

Presented by:  Tara Rajiyah, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow, The University of Chicago


“Effect of Patiromer on Optimizing Standard of Care in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with Heart Failure”

Learning Objectives:

1. Overview of hyperkalemia.

2. Overview of new potassium binders.

3. Discuss the ongoing study to evaluate the effectiveness of Patiromer in allowing us to maintain ACE/ARBs in patients with CKD and at risk for hyperkalemia.

Presented by:  El Waleed Mohammed Ali, M.D.

Endocrinology/Hypertension Fellow, The University of Chicago


“Genetic Defects Affecting Thyroid Function”

Learning Objectives:

1. Phenotypes of hormone resistance in hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis.

2. Discuss TSH resistance case; evaluation and workup.

3. Discuss resistance to thyroid hormone case.

4. Review research goals.

Presented by: Olga Duchon, M.D.

Endocrinology Fellow, The University of Chicago

Session date: 
05/18/2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm CDT
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Tara Rajiyah, M.D., and El Waleed Mohammed Ali, M.D., and Olga Duchon, M.D.