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Tribal Diabetes ECHO – Hypertriglyceridemia with a focus on reducing the risk of pancreatitis in patients with diabetes | November 18, 2021

Date of Presentation: November 18, 2021

Type: Past Presentation  

Program: Diabetes ECHO Program  

Keywords: #hypertriglyceridemia  #pancreatitis  

Dr. Carol Greenlee, practitioner at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado, discusses hypertriglyceridemia with a focus on reducing the risk of pancreatitis in patients with diabetes. Topics covered include:

• Review of Triglyceride metabolism and the development of hypertriglyceridemia
• Identification of conditions that can exacerbate hypertriglyceridemia
• Management of hypertriglyceridemia through lifestyle factors and medications
• GLP1 RAs may cause a physiologic increase in lipase levels, but are not associated with an increased risk of pancreatitis
• Fenofibrate may protect renal function and slow CKD progression in diabetes
• Treatment of hypertriglyceridemia in the context of gastroparesis and CKD

Recording:

Presenter Bio:

Mary Carol Greenlee, MD, FACP, FACE

Mary Carol Greenlee, MD, FACP, FACE, is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and is in private practice at Western Slope Endocrinology in Grand Junction, Colorado. She is currently serving on the Endocrine Society Council after several years on the Society’s Clinical Affairs Core Committee. She has a special interest in care delivery issues and has been actively involved with the collaborative project sponsored by the Endocrine Society to develop tools to assist with the transition from pediatric to adult care for patients with endocrine disorders.

Date added: November 19, 2021

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