Conference 2017 | Diabetes Update

Lynnwood, WA US
February 23, 2017

Thursday | February 23, 2017

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Who Should Attend This Conference? 

Nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers, health educators, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals across all settings

About This Conference: 

Regardless of the practice setting, most clinicians are involved in managing care for patients living with diabetes. Staying informed about the latest research and treatments strategies for glycemic control is essential to help patients achieve maximum health and manage complications. Learning methods include lecture, discussion and case study analysis.

Conference Brochure

Brochure PDF

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Identify novel approaches to diabetes therapy.
  2. Distinguish evidence-based nutrition recommendations from fad diet ideas.
  3. List the risk factors for developing gestational diabetes (GDM).
  4. Identify key feature of Type 1 diabetes.
  5. Recognize the role in therapy of new formulations of insulin.
  6. Participate in the peer-to-peer discussion of real-world diabetes management.
  7. Compare and contrast the mechanism of action of different classes of anti-diabetic agents.


  • Changes for the Future of Diabetes: What to Anticipate in the Next 5 Years? (Rx)
  • Food Facts, Fads and the Future 
  • Sweet Baby! Implications of Diabetes in Pregnancy
  • EDIC—30 Years Wiser: What we Now Know About Type 1 Diabetes (Rx)  
  • Beyond the Ads: New Insulin Formulations and Diabetes Drug Updates for 2017 (Rx)
  • Diabetes Deep Dive: Pearls of Wisdom (Expert Panel)
  • Optimizing Diabetes Care: How to Maximize the Effects of Diabetes Medications (Rx)

Want to Learn More about the Registration/CE Process?

Click here for the Seven Easy Steps for Registering and Earning CE Contact Hours.

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Fill out our Group/Employee Registration FormThe registration manager will process your request and notify by email.

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Conference Materials and Information


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Before you can download your certificate, you must submit the evaluation for each day you attended. (See above.) To access the certificate, click the day you attended, then click the continue button and choose "Certificate Complete". You must be logged in to see the Continue button.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.20 Contact hours
  • 4.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
02/23/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/23/2017 - 4:50pm
Lynnwood Convention Center
3711 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.20 Contact hours
  • 4.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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