COVID-19: How Should I Prepare With Diabetes?

COVID-19: How Should I Prepare With Diabetes?

Friday March 20, 2020 12pm PT / 3pm ET

This discussion will address type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and adults. Dr Clements will answer the following questions:

Learning Objectives

  1. What does the early emerging evidence say about COVID-19 and diabetes?
  2. How can we all minimize risk to our patients from crowded waiting rooms?
  3. Can we provide quality care without an office visit?

Speaker

Mark Clements, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer

Leading endocrinologist recognized as an expert in diabetes data analytics with broad patient care and clinical research experience. Dr. Clements joined the senior management team of Glooko, recently, having served on its medical advisory board since it was formed in 2015 to provide expertise to the organization in the areas of clinical studies and diabetes analytics.

Dr. Clements earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry (1993) at Butler University, Indianapolis, IN. Following, Dr. Clements earned his Medical Degree (2003) and PhD in Developmental Neuroscience (2003) at Washington University, St. Louis, MO. His previous training in the Medical Scientist Training Program at Washington University School of Medicine provided a strong foundation in basic science research. Dr Clements trained as a clinical researcher at Children’s Mercy Hospital, where he has applied his skills to clinical trials of new diabetes treatments, clinical trials of treatments designed to prevent type 1 diabetes, intervention development research and risk prediction research in type 1 diabetes. He has a particular interest in the application of new technologies that can improve blood glucose data sharing and communication between patient and provider, so that better diabetes control can be achieved.