Individualizing Insulin Therapy
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Program Faculty and Disclosure
VIVIAN A. FONSECA, MD, FRCP - Program Chair
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
Chief, Section of Endocrinology
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
Past President, Science and Medicine
American Diabetes Association
Grant/Research Support (To Tulane): Grants from Novo-Nordisk, Sanofi-aventis, Eli Lilly, Abbott, Pan American Laboratories, Reata, Endo Barrier
Honoraria: Glaxo Smith Kline, Takeda, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi-aventis, Eli Lilly, Daiichi Sankyo, Pamlabs, Astra-Zeneca, Abbott, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim
CHARLES F. SHAEFER JR., MD, FACP
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Georgia
Senior Partner, University Physicians
Consultant: Sanofi-aventis and Sanofi Global, Lilly Pharmaceuticals, BMS/AZ, Vivus Pharmaceuticals
Speaker’s Bureau: Sanofi, Lilly, BMS/AZ, Janssen, Novartis, Forest Pharmaceuticals
LUIGI F. MENEGHINI, MD, MBA
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Advisory Board: Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, Halozyme, Boehringer Ingelheim/Lilly
Consultant: Novo Nordisk. Sanofi Diabetes
JUAN P. FRIAS, MD, FACE
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California
San Diego, California
Chief Medical Officer
National Research Institute
Los Angeles, CA
Grant/Research Support: Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lily & Company, Merck & Company, Inc. , Novo Nordisk, Inc., Sanofi, Janssen, Idenix, AbbVie
Program Managers Disclosure
Gideon Bosker, MD – Reviewer/Planning Committee
Nothing to disclose
Denise Leary – Planning Committee
Nothing to disclose
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