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Primer on interpreting Diabetes Downloads

Presenter:
Irl Hirsch

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA

Presenter:
Irl Hirsch

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA

October 30, 2019
10:30 am EST

Conference Session Outline

In this presentation, Dr. Hirsch will review basic strategies clinicians and their patients need to appreciate when reviewing glucose data from their pump, continuous glucose monitor, or smart pen....

In this presentation, Dr. Hirsch will review basic strategies clinicians and their patients need to appreciate when reviewing glucose data from their pump, continuous glucose monitor, or smart pen. Concepts which will be reviewed include targets for the various “time in ranges”, the ambulatory glucose profile, the glucose management indicator, and how to best evaluate glucose variability.

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Presenter Bio

Irl B. Hirsch, MD, MACP, Professor and Diabetes Treatment and Teaching Chair , University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Dr. Hirsch received his medical degree from the University of...

Irl B. Hirsch, MD, MACP, Professor and Diabetes Treatment and Teaching Chair , University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Dr. Hirsch received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 1984. He completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of Miami, in Miami, Florida and Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach, Florida and a research fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. Hirsch has authored more than 200 research papers. He also has written more than 60 editorials, three commentaries for The Journal of the American Medical Association, numerous book chapters and six books for patients and physicians. He is well known for his yearly “rants” in “Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics”. Dr. Hirsch is the former chair of the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association and has served as editor-in-chief of two ADA journals, “Clinical Diabetes” and “DOC News”. He is an Associate Editor of “Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics” and has been on the editorial board of “Diabetes Care”. He has also served as a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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