World Diabetes Day takes place each year in the month of November, created to raise awareness about the disease. Diabetes is a global health threat diabetes with the number of people living with diabetes continuing to rise. Diagnostic testing is one of the major tools to help prevent and manage the disease.

This educational podcast activity is brought to you by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., and is not certified for continuing medical education. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. sponsors the program, and the speaker must present information following applicable FDA requirements.

About our Speaker: 

Dr. Amy Pyle-Eilola

Dr. Amy L. Pyle earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Pathology from Vanderbilt University. Following graduate school, Dr. Pyle completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Chemistry at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Pyle took a position as Assistant Director of Core Laboratories at Nationwide Childrens Hospital in 2011. Throughout her training, Dr. Pyle published multiple abstracts, papers, and book chapters, and has received numerous awards for her contributions to the scientific community.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Important considerations when screening for type II diabetes in different patient populations
  • Overcoming challenges in interpreting testing, including unexpected results
  • Testing for diabetic complications, including hypertriglyceridemia and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)