IN-DEPTH SYMPOSIA SESSION II

Diabetes and Obesity Conundrums

4/26/2019
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Convention Center 502 A

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Dace L. Trence, MD, FACE

Professor of MedicineDirector, Diabetes Care CenterDirector, Diabetes Care CenterUniversity of Washington
University of Washington

Dace L. Trence, MD, FACE, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She is Program Director of the Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Washington, and Director, Diabetes Care Center also at the UW.She is also the immediate past Director of Endocrine Days Educational Institute- which provides CME to endocrinologists in community and academic practice in the Pacific Northwest. She is editor of Empower Magazine, AACE’s ( American Association of Clinical Endocrinology) informational magazine relating to hormonal and metabolic issues, targeted to the lay population. She has published in a number of endocrine journals, including Endocrine Practice, JCEM, Diabetes Care, and Diabetes Educator. . She received AACE’s Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award in 2014.

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Karen Foster-Schubert, MD

Associate Professor
University of Washington and VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Dr. Karen Foster-Schubert is an Associate Professor in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition at the University of Washington. She is co-Director of the Weight Management Program, the acting Chief of Endocrinology, and the Associate Chief of Medicine at VA Puget Sound. Dr. Foster-Schubert's research interests include lifestyle and bariatric/metabolic surgical management of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Additionally, she works within the VA regionally to increase Veteran access to the VA's MOVE! weight management program, including lifestyle, medical, and surgical therapy for weight reduction.

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W. Timothy Garvey, MD

Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

W. Timothy Garvey is the Butterworth Professor of Medicine in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA. Dr Garvey obtained his medical degree from Saint Louis University, completed residency training in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital, Washington University, and was a clinical fellow in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Dr Garvey has achieved international recognition for his research in the metabolic, molecular and genetic pathogenesis of insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and obesity. The Garvey laboratory has made important observations regarding the pathogenesis of human insulin resistance and has furthered understanding of the role of the glucose transport system in human insulin resistance. A further interest concerns the understanding of obesity as a disease and advancing medical models to improve care of patients with obesity.
During his time as an American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) board member and Chair of the AACE Obesity Scientific Committee, Dr Garvey has been a leading contributor and author of numerous AACE initiatives. These include a position statement and proposition affirming obesity as a disease, the new medical diagnostic term for obesity, an obesity treatment algorithm, evidence-based obesity management guidelines and a cardiometabolic disease staging system. Dr Garvey was Chair of the AACE Obesity Consensus Conference held in Washington, DC, USA in 2014.

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Dace L. Trence, MD, FACE

Professor of MedicineDirector, Diabetes Care CenterDirector, Diabetes Care CenterUniversity of Washington
University of Washington

Dace L. Trence, MD, FACE, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She is Program Director of the Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Washington, and Director, Diabetes Care Center also at the UW.She is also the immediate past Director of Endocrine Days Educational Institute- which provides CME to endocrinologists in community and academic practice in the Pacific Northwest. She is editor of Empower Magazine, AACE’s ( American Association of Clinical Endocrinology) informational magazine relating to hormonal and metabolic issues, targeted to the lay population. She has published in a number of endocrine journals, including Endocrine Practice, JCEM, Diabetes Care, and Diabetes Educator. . She received AACE’s Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award in 2014.

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