Your training in endocrinology takes you to New York State’s largest academic diabetic unit, where you’ll work with a world-renowned expert on diabetes and obesity to manage and treat patients with a variety of endocrine disorders.
During this rotation, you’ll collaborate with endocrine fellows, attending physicians and Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, chief of UB’s Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.
You’ll learn how to assess the functional status of patients with endocrine disorders, examine the structure and function of all endocrine organs, interpret common endocrine lab tests and order hormonal replacement.
Specific to diabetes, you’ll initiate insulin and titrate it to improve glycemic control, prescribe diabetes medications and have the unique opportunity to collaborate with a diabetic educator and dietitian to achieve optimal outcomes for your patients.
You also may collaborate on ongoing research studies.
You’ll learn how to assess and interpret the results of:
You’ll learn how to diagnose and manage such conditions as: