Conference 2016 | Diabetes Update

Lynnwood, WA US
February 23, 2016

Tuesday - February 23, 2016

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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.

Course Brochure

See course brochure for topics, learning objectives and conference agenda.
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UWCNE Accreditation Information

► Special Discount for Attending Both Days

Participants receive a special discounted fee of $495 for attending both the Diabetes Update Conference on Feb. 23 and the Diabetes Technology Workshop on Feb. 24. For more information and registration, visit the course portal.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the advantages and limitations of hemoglobin A1c.
  2. Discuss the harmful effects of prolonged hyperglycemia on the systems that support human movement.
  3. Identify educational resources available to use during discussions with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose that reflect common dietary practices and foods commonly consumed in particular ethnic populations.
  4. Identify new diabetes agents that have been approved recently and the evidence behind them.
  5. Discuss what can be done to reduce the burden of insulin cost for patients with type 2 diabetes.
  6. Explain the bi-directional impact of periodontal disease and diabetes on oral and overall health.
  7. Discuss/understand/practice engaging patients in their own self-management and goal-setting.
  8. Describe strategies for nutrition and lifestyle treatment for women with diabetes.


  • A1C Is Not the “Be-All and End-All”  
  • Exercise for Glycemic Control, an Evidence-Based Approach   
  • Culturally-Tailored Nutrition Education for Patients with Diabetes  
  • What Goes Around Comes Around: Reconciling Higher Drug Costs with Optimal Diabetes Agent Selection  (Rx)  
  • The Cost of Insulin in 2016: How Did We Get Here and What Can We Do?
  • Diabetes and Oral Health: A Two-Way Street
  • Goal-Setting: Developing Relevant, Practical, Effective and Meaningful Plans with Your Patients  
  • Nutrition Challenges for Women with Diabetes

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Conference Materials and Information


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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
02/23/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/23/2016 - 4:50pm
Lynnwood Convention Center
3711 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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