3rd Annual Focus on Diabetes 2019 Conference

Goal: To gain a deeper understanding of diabetes to have a positive impact on your practice.

Target Audience: RN, RPN, NP, CNS, RD, Pharmacist, Kinesiologist, Social Work, Speech Language Pathologist, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist

Location: Carmen’s Banquet Hall, 1520 Stonechurch Road East, Hamilton

Date: May 1, 2019: Registration 4:45 pm -- Start 5:15 pm

Cost: $25 (non-refundable) Includes Dinner

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this evening session, the participants will be able to:

  1. Network with colleagues and experts in the field of Diabetes.
  2. List contributing factors of anatomy and physiology in diabetes management.
  3. Identify how insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors and ambulatory glucose profiles assist with diabetes management.
  4. Describe how at least one dietary approach assists our patients to control blood glucose levels.
  5. List where to access tools from Diabetes Canada and other resources

Agenda:

4:45 – 5:15: Registration and visit sponsor booths

5:15 – 5:45: Anatomy and Physiology of diabetes & relation to oral anti-hyperglycemic agents (Lisa Maks, Diabetes CNS)

5:45 – 6:45: Keynote: Insulin pumps, Continuous glucose monitors, Ambulatory glucose profile (Lorraine Anderson, RD)

6:45 – 7:15:  Visit sponsor booths

7:15 – 8:00: Novel dietary approaches to diabetes management (Yvonne Mullan, RD)

8:00 – 8:20: Diabetes Canada website and resource review (Cynthia Iamarino, Diabetes CNS)

8:20 – 8:30: Wrap up and evaluation

Questions?

Contact Lisa Maks: maksl@hhsc.ca

 

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