Mansur E. Shomali, MD, CM

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Understanding Cardiometabolic Risk in Chronic Care

Chronic care must address comorbidities, so what can providers do to mitigate cardiometabolic risk? In the past, the practice of medicine viewed metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, as distinct from cardiovascular conditions like heart disease. Patients with glucose issues would come and see specialists like myself. Whereas those with heart conditions would see a cardiologist. …

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Workplace Safety During COVID-19

We are now reaching a point in the fight against COVID-19 where businesses are reopening and employees are returning to the workplace. For businesses that can still operate remotely, it may be much longer before employees return, but we can all take steps to prepare for these changes now. One important factor to consider is …

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Chief Medical Officer

COVID-19: A Note from our Chief Medical Officer

Here at Welldoc, our passion is helping people living with chronic diseases by providing digital health solutions. This population is now at high risk of serious illness due to the alarming and unprecedented challenge of COVID-19. We applaud everyone in the healthcare industry working tirelessly to keep people well. We understand how disruptive yet how …

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Diabetes and Family: Diabetes Awareness Month

As a specialist in diabetes, I have to take the endocrinology certification exam once every 10 years. My time is up in November, which happens to be Diabetes Awareness Month. This year, the theme of Diabetes Awareness Month is “Family and Diabetes.”  As I reflected on my endocrinology knowledge, I realized that most of the …

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Dr. Mansur Shomali, Welldoc's Chief Medical Officer discussing clinical decision support

Digital Health Tools Become Valuable Adjunct in Clinical Decision Support

Mansur Shomali, MD, CM, Welldoc’s Chief Medical Officer and practicing endocrinologist with a large practice of people with diabetes, discusses how digital health tools help people and their healthcare providers improve the care of chronic diseases in dramatic ways. Noting that self-care is a critical component of chronic disease management and requires significant effort by …

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Data and Digital Health Therapeutics

Maximizing Data from Digital Health Solutions Translates to Productivity in Clinical Practice

There is no escaping modern technology in medical practice today and digital health is no exception. In fact, research suggests some digital health solutions can be as impactful in the management of some diseases as a medication. Thus, the term: “software as a drug.” We’re in the embryonic phase of realizing the promise of well-researched, …

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Mansur E. Shomali, MD, CM, Welldoc Medical Doctor

Integrating Digital Health Therapeutics into Medical Practice: Our Doc’s POV

Healthcare providers are comfortable practicing medicine the old-fashioned way, says Mansur Shomali, WellDoc’s Medical Director and practicing endocrinologist. He shares in this video how he integrates a variety of innovative digital health solutions into his practice. Shomali says digital health solutions help him deliver more clinically effective and time efficient care, while allowing him to …

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Taking Diabetes Self-Management to the Next Level