2020 ADA Standards of Care and Implications for Practice
Listen to Dr. Jennifer Green, an endocrinologist and diabetes and metabolism specialist and Dr. David Aguilar, a cardiologist and board certified in internal medicine, discuss how the new American Diabetes Association’s 2020 Standards of Care have changed and implications for practice.
2020 Episode 1 – 2020 ADA Standards of Care
Dr. Jennifer Green is a professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology, metabolism, and nutrition at Duke University and a faculty member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Dr. Green’s research has focused primarily upon strategies to treat diabetes mellitus and reduce the risk of cardiovascular and other diabetes-related complications. She is currently a member of the American Diabetes Association’s Professional Practice Committee, which publishes the organization’s annual Standards of Care in Diabetes.
Dr. David Aguilar is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center McGovern Medical School in Houston and in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Texas School of Public Health. Dr. Aguilar is a member of the American Heart Association/American Diabetes Association’s Know Diabetes by Heart Science Advisory Group. His research interests have predominantly focused on the impact of cardiometabolic disorders (including type 2 diabetes mellitus) on health outcomes. He has been the principal investigator and co-investigator in multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health and has been actively involved in clinical trials testing new treatment strategies in cardiovascular disease. He has also been an associate editor and on the editorial board of several cardiovascular journals.