Thursday, February 1, 2024
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sam’s Town Casino Shreveport
315 Clyde Fant Pkwy
Shreveport, LA 71101
“Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults: Somewhere in Between”
Speaker: Elissa Gadelha, MD, PGY 3, LSU Health Shreveport
- Defining Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood
- Understand the differences between Type 1 DM, Type 2 DM, LADA
- Understand the common signs/symptoms of LADA
- Diagnosis and treatment for LADA and why it matters
Attendance is free, but RSVP, and registration is required.
Dr. Elissa Gadelha is a PGY-3 Family Medicine resident as well as one of the Family Medicine chief residents at LSU Health Shreveport. She was born and raised in Tampa Bay, Florida and is the first physician in her family. She attended the University of South Florida where she pursued her bachelor's degrees in biomedical science and psychology. During her undergraduate years, she participated in global health initiatives in Brazil and Peru where she witnessed the importance of representation in medicine and their profound impacts on community health. She attended medical school at Ross University where she had the opportunity to practice medicine in various locations including the Caribbean and across the US. She then moved to Louisiana for residency where she met her now husband, Dr. Tyler Pierotti. While Dr. Gadelha has always had a passion for preventative medicine and women's health, residency has cultivated new interests in sports medicine and physician wellness. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, traveling with her husband, and hanging out at local coffee shops.
The AAFP has reviewed 2024 MONTHLY WEBINAR/GRAND ROUNDS SCHEDULE and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 01/25/2024 to 01/24/2025. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):1.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - “Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults: Somewhere in Between”.