J Osteopath Med 2021 Jun 22. Epub 2021 Jun 22.
System Director, Diabetes Program and Director, Transplant Endocrinology at Houston Methodist in Houson, TX; Assistant Clinical Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY; and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Health Sciences in Bryan, Bryan, TX, USA.
Context: Primary care physicians need a strong foundation in diabetes management, as they are the first line of care for patients with this complex disease, which is increasing in frequency in the United States. This foundational training begins in medical school, but its applications become more important during residency.
Objectives: To quantify osteopathic and allopathic family medicine residents' amount of exposure to diabetes in residency training, investigate referral patterns related to diabetes management, and assess comfort levels with various diabetes treatment modalities. Read More