In this Q&A, endocrinologist Kevin Pantalone, DO, discusses the obesity epidemic and what physicians must do to address the rise in type 2 diabetes. He is Director of Clinical Research in Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute.
Cleveland Clinic’s first total face transplant recipient also faced substantial endocrinological challenges, including pituitary gland dysfunction and diabetes insipidus. Chairman Laurence Kennedy, MD, FRCP, explains how his endocrinology team ensured a good outcome.
Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD, was compelled to become an endocrinologist after seeing the suboptimal care and untoward bias against people suffering from obesity. Today, he serves as Cleveland Clinic’s Director of Obesity Programs in the Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute.
Left untreated, Cushing disease can have serious consequences resulting in early death. Laurence Kennedy, MD, Chair of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, talks diagnosis and treatment.
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Two new books from staff within the Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute provide important guidelines on understanding MRI and the role of dynamic testing in clinical endocrinology.
A Cleveland Clinic study finds total pancreatectomy with auto islet transplantation (TP/AIT) is a viable treatment option in carefully selected patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP).