“In this session, we will review current laboratory practices used in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and associated metabolic conditions. We will also explore new diagnostic tools and preventative therapies to reverse the epidemic trend in the United States.
* Generalize the recent trend in diagnosed diabetes mellitus cases, including contributing factors such as COVID.
* Review current classification of diabetes mellitus, American Diabetes Association’s diagnostic criteria and testing methods.
* Describe emerging diagnostic tools, therapeutics, and preventative treatments for pre-diabetes, diabetes, and its related disorders.”