AACE 2019 Annual Conference

MEET-THE-EXPERTS SESSION II

Lipodystrophy Syndromes

4/27/2019
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Location: Convention Center 502 B

Abhimanyu Garg, MD

Professor and Chief of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Abhimanyu Garg, M.D. is Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief, Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases at UT Southwestern. He is Director of Lipid Services at Parkland Memorial Hospital and UT Southwestern. He holds a Distinguished Chair in Human Nutrition Research.
He has been evaluating patients with various types of lipodystrophies for over 30 years. He has carefully characterized the clinical and metabolic features of various types of lipodystrophies, including reporting of novel syndromes. He has used the state of the art genetic technology to discover many novel genes, such as, AGPAT2, PPARG, ZMPSTE24, PSMB8, and ADRA2A for these disorders.

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Kittie Wyne, MD, PhD, FACE, FNLA

Director, Adult T1D Program
The Ohio State University

Kittie Wyne, MD, PhD, FACE, FNLA is an adult endocrinologist specializing in the management of diabetes, lipids and hypertension. She has recently moved to The Ohio State University where she is the Director of the OSU Adult Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Program. Dr. Wyne has served as a member of the National Board of Directors of AACE and the National Lipid Association (NLA) and was a member of the writing group for the 2017 AACE Lipid Guidelines. She has worked with the Texas Diabetes Council to write algorithms for the minimum standards for diabetes care in Texas and to revise their Diabetes Tool Kit, which is an educational resource for health care professionals who work with patients who have diabetes. Her clinical activities are focused on management of all aspects of the metabolic syndrome and on developing a center dedicated to adults with T1D.

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