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Meet the Professor: Facing the Challenges of Severe Insulin Resistance

June 17, 2021

A CEU 2021 Session

Session Date and Time:

Friday, September 11
2:00–2:45 PM EDT

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize current medical knowledge of mechanisms of insulin resistance at various tissue levels.
  2. Discuss the therapeutic challenges of severe insulin resistance.
  3. Identify clinical strategies for maintaining glycemic control in severely insulin resistant patients.

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Faculty Information

Anastassia Amaro, MDDr. Amaro is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Penn. Dr. Amaro, a graduate from Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy in Moscow, Russia, completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Lutheran General Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Her fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism was at Washington University and at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Double-boarded in Endocrinology and Obesity Medicine, Dr. Amaro established Penn Metabolic Medicine (PMM) center and has been serving as the Medical Director of PMM since 2015. Penn Metabolic Medicine is a unique translational clinic dedicated to clinical care and research in subjects with obesity and abnormalities of carbohydrate metabolism. Dr. Amaro serves as an investigator on several clinical trials in obesity and diabetes.


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