March 2018

22nd Annual Diabetes Update looks at comorbidities and the global public health threat of diabetes

Two decades ago when Christiana Care Health System presented its first Diabetes Update, Dr. James Lenhard remembers it as a “Chicken Little” exercise in convincing health care providers outside of his own field of endocrinology that diabetes is both an indicator and an outcome of a patient’s overall health and well-being. Today, he said, awareness of diabetes as a public health threat is “light years higher” than it used to be. The engaged audience at Christiana Care's 22nd annual Diabetes Update in March made it clear. Read more