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CCDTR Investigators publish JAMA clinical guideline synopsis of controversial glycemic control guideline statement

June 21, 2018- CCDTR Core Investigators Andrew Davis, MD, MPH, Elizabeth Tung, MD, MS, and Neda Laiteerapong, MD, MS have published a JAMA clinical guideline synopsis of the American College of Physicians’ controversial 2018 guidance statement on hemoglobin A1c goals in nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes. The article is entitled “Glycemic Control in Nonpregnant Adults with Type 2 Diabetes” and provides recommendations in response to the new guideline statement. In addition to their article, Dr. Tung and Dr. Laiteerapong are featured in a video discussing this same topic.

 

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CCDTR researchers report disparities in diabetes screening for Asian Americans

An article by CCDTR investigators Liz Tung, Arshiya Baig, Elbert Huang, and Neda Laiteerapong was featured in Science Life today. Dr. Tung discussed their findings that Asian Americans are less likely to be screened for diabetes than other racial and ethnic groups despite a high prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes in this population. Click here to read the post.

CCDTR Investigators Present at the Annual SGIM Meeting, Dr. Marshall Chin Becomes President

April 27, 2015 – Last week, several CCDTR investigators and staff attended the annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) in Toronto, ON, Canada. CCDTR-affiliated investigators presenting and/or facilitating workshops at the meeting included Jennifer Cooper and Drs. Sara Baghikar, Arshiya Baig, Alyna Chien, Marshall Chin, Scott Cook, Elbert Huang, Monica Peek, Valerie Press, Milda Saunders, Elizabeth Tung and Lisa Vinci.

During the breakfast plenary on Saturday, CCDTR investigator Dr. Milda Saunders was selected as an awardee for the Unified Leadership Training in Diversity Program by the Association of Chiefs & Leaders of General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM). As the meeting adjourned, CCDTR Director Dr. Marshall Chin, who has been serving as the SGIM President-Elect for the past year, was passed the gavel and became SGIM President. He will serve as SGIM President for the next year. As president, Dr. Chin will lead the 18-member governing board and support and promote the work of its more than 80 member-driven committees, taskforces and interest groups. Read more about Dr. Chin’s priorities as SGIM President here.

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Above left: Drs. Baghikar and Baig presenting their poster; Above center and right: Dr. Tung presenting at the Friday morning plenary
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Above left: Drs. Tung and Peek enjoying the conference; Above right: Dr. Chien presenting in an abstract session.
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Above left: Announcement of Dr. Saunders’ Award; Above center and right: Dr. Chin’s comments after being handed the gavel as the new SGIM President

The Built and Social Environment: Neighborhood Obesity in Vulnerable Populations

Friday, April 10, 2015 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Practice Talk for the Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine

Elizabeth Tung NewsElizabeth Tung, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Medicine
University of Chicago

 Room W229
**Lunch will be served.**

Our Research In Progress Conferences are generously supported by the
Section of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine, and CHESS.