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.

Most Recent Articles by Edward C. Chao, DO

Maternal Deaths in the United States: Sounding a Call to Action

Maternal Deaths in the United States: Sounding a Call to Action

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Despite multiple measures and goals to reduce US maternal mortality rates, the latest data suggest the United States is far behind the rest of the world in maternal health care.

Using Video as a Medical Educational Resource

Using Video as a Medical Educational Resource

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An endocrinologist shares his experience of using concept videos to teach medical students.

A Clinician's Plea for More Pragmatic Clinical Trials in Diabetes

A Clinician's Plea for More Pragmatic Clinical Trials in Diabetes

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Studies designed to address real-world challenges can potentially lead to both better-informed clinical decision making and improved outcomes.

Using Analogies in Endocrinology to Better Care for Patients

Using Analogies in Endocrinology to Better Care for Patients

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An endocrinologist discusses the value of using everyday analogies to explain diabetes management issues to his patients.

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.

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