Clinical Distinction

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Diabetes and Obesity are, unfortunately, foundational learning for medical students interested in primary care. With so many of our nation’s population impacted the learning opportunities are endless. From research to medical knowledge, patient care, nutrition, and systems-based learning – the resources listed here are just the beginning.

Resources and Ideas

  1. Diabetes 1 and 2
  2. Obesity basic and clinical
  3. Pediatric overweight 1 and 2
  4. SHORTs
    1. effective weight loss strategies for adults
    2. waist circumference
    3. portion sizes
    4. ….
  • Diabetes Information Website
  • Participate in a health fair, diabetes screening, or another community event
  • Attend a lecture or do a presentation
  • Follow a patient with overweight or diabetes and document your encounters

Interested Faculty

  • Jay Shubrook DO
  • Clipper Young PharmD
  • Kim Pfotenhauer DO
  • Sumera Ahmed MD