EM2102E "(Glucose Metabolism) a Common Soil Linking Diabetes Mellitus, Heart Failure and Cancer?" (IM GR-020521)

The lecture will discuss the metabolic basis for heart failure and draw parallels with cancer metabolism.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Review the metabolic mechanisms that increase heart failure in diabetes and therapeutic implications.
  • • Review mitochondrial adaptations in heart failure and implications for heart failure pathophysiology and treatment.
  • Review common links between altered glucose metabolism in cancer and heart failure.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Course expires: 

E. Dale Abel, M.D., Ph.D.
François M. Abboud Chair in Internal Medicine
John B. Stokes III Chair in Diabetes Research
Chair and Department Executive Officer, Department of Internal Medicine
Director: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Biomedical Engineering
Leonard L. Madison, M.D. Visiting Professorship in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism hosted by the Division of Endocrinology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.