Update in Diabetes and New Technology - Q&A by Bithika M. Thompson, MDEndocrinology|16:35
1. Discuss diabetes disease progression and elaborate on your view that it is not a failure. 2. Talk about the concept of pre-diabetes. 3. At what point do you begin interventional care for a patient with pre-diabetes? 4. How can primary care physicians better treat patients with diabetes and utilize advice from endocrinologists? 5. When is it appropriate for a primary care physician to refer a patient with diabetes to an endocrinologist? 6. What are your thoughts on patients with Type II diabetes testing their blood sugar? 7. What medicine might help lower daytime insulin levels? 8. How can primary care physicians learn more about treating patients with diabetes? 9. How can primary care physicians help patients with diabetes become more comfortable adopting new insulin and glucose technology? 10. Can primary care physicians manage treatment of patients with Type II diabetes or should they always go to a specialist? 11. Can you give any advice to primary care physicians on reordering insulin and diabetic supplies?