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

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.

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.

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