Edward C. Chao, DO

Edward C. Chao, DO

Edward C. Chao, DO, practices at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and is associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He received his medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr Chao completed residency in internal medicine at Loma Linda University Medical Center and fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of California, San Diego. His interests include novel therapeutic agents for diabetes, the use of technology to improve diabetes care, and medical education.

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Uncertainty in Medicine: An Endocrinologist's Perspective

Uncertainty in Medicine: An Endocrinologist's Perspective

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The role of uncertainty in clinical practice, and its implications for physicians, is thoughtfully examined by an endocrinologist in this opinion piece.

How Can We Use the "Wow" Factor to Improve Patient Care?

How Can We Use the "Wow" Factor to Improve Patient Care?

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The natural curiosity provoked by looking at research and clinical care with a sense of wonder may help us find new ways to deal with old problems.

Optimal Diabetes Management: What's Stopping Your Patients?

Optimal Diabetes Management: What's Stopping Your Patients?

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In addition to financial and time barriers, patients encounter an array of problems that interfere with their achieving optimal control of their diabetes.

Lifestyle Changes: Great Intentions...

Lifestyle Changes: Great Intentions...

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Several strategies may help patients incorporate lifestyle changes into their daily lives.

The 'Artificial Pancreas' Has Arrived

The 'Artificial Pancreas' Has Arrived

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FDA approval of the first closed-loop insulin delivery system is exciting for both physicians and patients. What does this mean for the future?

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