2020 Endocrine and Diabetes Symposium for Primary Care Providers

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Conference Hours
8 a.m.-4:05 p.m. (7-8 a.m. Breakfast)

UCSF Fresno, 155 N. Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93701

Course director
Soe Naing, MD

7.5 Hours

Registration Fee:
Free (Early registration is recommended)

For further information regarding CME hours or symposium, please contact
cme@fresno.ucsf.edu or phone 559-499-6406.


This 2020 symposium is SOLD OUT!

Please email cme@fresno.ucsf.edu to be placed on the wait list or to cancel the registration. 



Start End Speaker Topic
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
8:00 AM 8:05 AM Opening Remarks
Session I: Diabetes Symposium 1
8:05 AM 8:30 AM Shreela Mishra, MD
Adult Endocrinology
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
Currently Available Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Varsha Babu, MD
Adult Endocrinology
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
Management Strategies for the Obese Patients with Poorly-Controlled Diabetes and Severe Insulin Resistance
9:00 AM 9:30 AM Soe Naing, MD
Adult Endocrinology
Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
What’s New in The 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (American Diabetes Association)  
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Renee Kinman, MD
Pediatric Endocrinology
Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
Insulin Pump Therapy: A Primer for Primary Care Providers 
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Coffee break
Session II:   General Endocrine Symposium 1
10:30 AM 11:00 AM Chhaya Makhija, MD
Adult Endocrinology
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF 
Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy: Evaluation and Management
11:00 AM 11:25 AM Christina Maser, MD
Endocrine Surgery
Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF 
Evaluation of Adrenal Incidentaloma for Primary Care Providers
11:25 AM 11:55 AM Varsha Babu, MD, Ngwe Yin, MD and Antonia Knudsen, RDN, CDE Diabetes Educator, Diabetes Care Center, Community Regional Medical Center

Management of Diabetes Cases: Expert Panel Discussion                                                                    

Moderator: Soe Naing, MD

Panelists: Varsha Babu, MD, Ngwe Yin, MD and Antonia Knudsen, RDN,CDE 

11:55 AM 12:50 PM Interactive Lunch with Panel Q&A 
Session III: Diabetes Symposium 2
12:50 PM 1:20 PM Omar Ali, MD 
Pediatric Endocrinology Valley Children’s Hospital          
Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
Evaluation and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents 
1:20 PM 1:50 PM

Teresa Daniele, MD               Cardiology                               
Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF

2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Focus on Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 
1:50 PM 2:10 PM  Coffee break
Session IV: General Endocrine Symposium 2
 2:10 pm 2:40 PM Joseph Hawkins, MD
Adult Endocrinology Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
Controversies in Thyroid Hormone Therapy
2:40 PM 3:10 PM Ngwe Yin, MD
Adult Endocrinology  Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
Pharmacological Management of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline
3:10 PM 3:30 PM Gregory Simpson, MD        Dermatology                             Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF Dermatologic Manifestations of Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Kelvin Higa, MD
Bariatric Surgery
Clinical Professor, UCSF
Managing Obesity in Primary Care: When and Which Bariatric Surgery
4:00 PM 4:05 PM Closing remarks