Recent insights and innovations
Ohio State’s Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic
Steven Ing, MD, discusses how The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's metabolic bone clinic is improving care for patients admitted for acute fractures. Dr. Ing explains that these patients are evaluated for underlying chronic ...
Adrenal Tumor Program
Lawrence Kirschner, MD, PhD, discusses the innovative Adrenal Tumor Program at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Dr. Kirschner's team specializes in treating rare ...
Obesity as a Chronic Disease
The American Medical Association (AMA) classifies obesity as a chronic disease, but it’s often not treated as such. Stacy Brethauer, MD, discusses how physicians need to treat obesity with an escalation of therapies in order to achieve ...
Bariatric Surgery Guidelines
Stacy Brethauer, MD, explains that BMI is not a great factor to consider when deciding whether a patient should be eligible for bariatric surgery. Dr. Brethauer discusses the latest recommendations from the American Society for Metabolic ...
Bariatric Surgery as a Treatment for Diabetes
Stacy Brethauer, MD, explains how bariatric surgery has been proven to be a more effective treatment for poorly-controlled type 2 diabetes cases over traditional medical therapies. Dr. Brethauer says patients from 12 randomized trials ...
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Outcomes
Kathleen Dungan, MD, provides an overview of how diabetes impacts cardiovascular patients, details current approaches to treatment, and discusses research results.