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2018 Practical Ways to Achieve Targets in Diabetes Care

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018

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July 12-15, 2018
Keystone Resort and Conference Center
Keystone, Colorado

Registration information will be available later this fall

General Information

Conference Contacts

This course is designed to help healthcare providers caring for patients with diabetes, including but not limited to, endocrinologists/diabetes specialists, internists, pediatricians, family physicians, physician assistants, medical residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians and certified diabetes educators. During the course of this four-day conference, we will emphasize the challenges in day-to-day management of diabetes and practical ways to overcome those hurdles, specifically using new technologies. The discussions will also focus on causes of obesity in type 2 diabetes, new therapeutic options and ways of tackling and managing obesity along with insulin resistance. The participants will have an opportunity to participate in an intimate Meet the Peers session (MDs, RNs, and educators) as well and ask a patient/provider questions in an open-discussion. For type 1 diabetes, there will be a special session on upcoming Closed Loop technologies and how to better implement them in everyday care. In addition, the deliberations will include recent data analysis of SMBG and type 2 diabetes from the ACCORD study and ways to reduce hypoglycemia in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The emerging markers and immunology interventions for treatment of type 1 diabetes will be discussed.

Upon completion of the program, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define hypoglycemia and recognize early warnings;
  2. Analyze the management of comorbidities with diabetes;
  3. Assess diabetes care costs and health economics;
  4. Specify practical ways to introduce new therapies and technologies in Type 1 Diabetes;
  5. Specify practical ways to initiate insulin for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.

Program & Schedule

NO refunds after June 16, 2018

Marijane Engel
Conference Group Leader
MJ@childrensdiabetesfoundation.org
P: 303-863-1200

Anne Caulfield
Conference Coordinator
Anne.Caulfield@ucdenver.edu
P: 303-724-6893

Dawn White
Conference Staff
Dawn.White@ucdenver.edu
Phone Number: 303.724.6770

Details

Start:
Thursday, July 12, 2018
End:
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Venue

Keystone Resort and Conference Center
Keystone, Colorado United States + Google Map