Diabetes/General Endocrine

ECHO Clinics

First and Third Thursday of each month • 8–9 a.m.
Next: Thursday, June 1, 2017

This clinic provides a forum for presentation and discussion of patients with both Type I and Type II diabetes with a team of diabetes experts including an endocrinologist a diabetes nurse educator and a nutritionist in addition there is an opportunity for presentation of patients with other endocrine disorders.

Evan Klass, MD is a Board Certified Endocrinologist with over 30 years of clinical practice experience. He is the Governor for the Nevada Chapter of the Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Clinical Endocrinology. He is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Associate Dean of Statewide Initiatives, Director of Project ECHO Nevada, and Medical Director of the Nevada AHEC

Dr. Veronica Brady holds both a Masters' degree from the University of Detroit Mercy and a doctoral (PhD) degree from the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center. She is a certified diabetes educator and board certified in advanced diabetes management. She has presented locally, nationally and internationally on the subject of diabetes and the management of patients receiving high dose steroids. In addition, she authored several publications regarding diabetes in the Oncology Nursing Forum, the Journal of Diabetes Therapeutics and Technology, and the Clinical Advisor.

Karmella Thomas is a faculty member at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. She trained at University of Nevada, Reno, in both biology and nutrition. She has a certificate of Specialized Training in Adult Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association. She also earned the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) credential in June 2012 and currently works with the Project ECHO team as the lead dietitian. She consults with the tele-health team to assist primary care providers in rural settings regarding complex diabetes and cardiovascular conditions.

If you would like to submit a diabetes case for discussion at the next clinic, please complete a Diabetes Case Presentation Template and fax it to (775) 327-5112 by 12:00 noon on the day prior to the clinic. This form is a fillable PDF, but you may print and fill it in by hand as well.

For an endocrinology case, please complete the General Endocrinology Case Presentation Form and fax it to (775) 327-5112 by 12:00 noon on the day prior to the clinic. This form is a fillable PDF, but you may print and fill it in by hand as well.

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Previous Diabetes and General Endocrine

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

    • Topic: Diabetes Case Consultations

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

    • Topic: Case Consultations

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

  • Topic: Opioid Endocrinopathy

April 2016

  • Topic: Insulin Therapy - What's New

March 2016

  • Topic: Diabetes Care in 2016 - Part II

February 2016

  • Topic: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

January 2016

  • Topic: Diabetes Care in 2016

December 2015

  • Topic: Open Forum & Case Consultation

    Carrying on our December tradition of holding open forums for our participants, we utilize this time to solicit feedback and gather clinic topics for the upcoming year. Cases always come first, though, so if you have any Diabetes cases you wish to present, get those faxed to (775) 327-5112 as soon as possible.

November 2015

October 2015

  • Topic: Special Series Diabetes: High Value Endocrine Consultation

  • Topic: Diabetes/General Endocrine Case Presentations and Consultations

    No didactic presentation during this clinic, but we will be having another Diabetes/General Endocrine ECHO clinic on October 29th from 8am to 9am as well.

September 2015

  • Topic: The Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices to Help Inform Treatment

    Since we had more cases than time last month, this presentation topic is a carryover from August. Be sure to get your cases faxed to the number on the case presentation template as soon as possible!

August 2015

  • Topic: Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring Data (CGM) in Guiding Therapy

July 2015

  • Topic: TBD

June 2015

  • Topic: TBD

May 2015

  • Topic: Osteoporosis Update Part III

April 2015

  • Topic: Osteoporosis Update Part II

March 2015

January 2015

  • Presented by Dr. Arshad Khanani from Sierra Eye Associates
    Topic: Diabetic Retinopathy

December 2014

  • Topic: Open forum Q&A

November 2014

  • Presented by Evan Klass, M.D., Steve Graybar, Ph.D., and Karmella Thomas, RD, LD, CDE
    Topic: Introduction to Insulin Pump Therapy

October 2014

  • Topic: Continuous Glucose Sensor Info

September 2014

  • Topic: Open Q&A with our Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian.

August 2014

  • Presented by Karmella Thomas, RD, CDE
    Topic: Weight Loss Drugs

July 2014

  • Topic: Pregestational Diabetes

May 2014

  • Topic: New WHO Guidelines on Sugar

April 2014

  • Topic: Diabetes & Geriatrics