person with transgender flag painted on their hand

Medicine’s Laura Mintz discusses gender-affirming hormonal therapy and cardiometabolic health on podcast episode

Laura Mintz, assistant professor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, discussed gender-affirming hormonal therapy and cardiometabolic health on Cardi-OH Radio’s podcast, “The Impact of Gender-Affirming Hormonal Therapy on Cardiometabolic Health.”

In the podcast, Mintz reviewed the impact social determinants of health have on transgender populations and gave practical strategies to help providers care for their gender-diverse patients. Mintz was joined by Roger Hardy of the Ohio State University, along with a transgender patient who discussed how gender-affirming therapy affected his diabetes self-management.

Case Western Reserve University is the lead institution for the Ohio Cardiovascular and Diabetes Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH). Cardi-OH is a statewide initiative of health care professionals at Ohio’s seven medical schools who share knowledge to improve Medicaid patient outcomes and eliminate health disparities across Ohio.