Study Shows Diabetes Patients At Higher Risk of Surgery Complications

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, discusses study with MedPage Today

Patient looks at doctor after undergoing surgery.

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, discusses study with MedPage Today

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, an endocrinologist and corporate vice president of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, recently discussed the findings of a study by the American Diabetes Association with MedPage Today, a medical publication.


The study showed that patients with diabetes undergoing non-cardiac surgery are at higher risk of complications compared to patients without diabetes.


Read the story in MedPage Today: Diabetes plus surgery ups choice of perioperative events

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