Exhibit Opportunity - Diabetes Update 2015

Shoreline, WA US
February 25, 2015

Graphic of diabetes stamp baby logo of Diabetes Update 2015 at UW Continuing Nursing Education.Exhibit at this conference and meet educators in healthcare.

Target audience

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

Conference description

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.

Program schedule


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

  • Describe the safety, efficacy and appropriate use of new pharmacological therapies for diabetes.

  • Describe strategies to assess and treat depression in individuals living with diabetes.

  • Describe the diagnosis and management of a patient with diabetic kidney disease.

  • List two organizations that accredit diabetes education programs.

  • Describe challenges and gaps in our healthcare system that contribute to disparities in the Latino community and other minorities. 6. Discuss treatment strategies for patients with an atypical diabetes diagnosis.

  • Describe bariatric surgery procedures and the impact they have on diabetes management.

  • Discuss behavioral and pharmacologic options for weight loss in patients living with diabetes.

Provided by

University of Washington Continuing Nursing Education

Co-provided by

UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center • UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center • UW Neighborhood Clinics


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You can reserve online and pay by check later by selecting the purchase order option during checkout. You don't need to have an official purchase order number. Simply fill in the contact information regarding the person or department that will be paying the exhibit fee.

Additional Information

Course summary
Event starts: 
02/25/2015 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
02/25/2015 - 4:45pm
Lynnwood Convention Center
3711 196th St. SW
Shoreline, WA 98036
United States
  • Maryam Afkarian, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor, UW School of Medicine; Clinical Investigator, Kidney Research Institute, Seattle
  • Kathryn Berkseth, MD
    Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
  • Maureen Chomko, RD, CD
    Primary Care Dietitian, UW Neighborhood Clinics
  • Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH
    CEO, Samepage, Inc., Seattle
  • Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE
    Diabetes Nutrition Educator, Diabetes Care Center, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle; Coordinator, Diabetes Education Programs
  • Saurabh Khandelwal, MD
    Director, UWMC Bariatrics Program and Co-Director, UWMC Weight Loss Management Clinic, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
  • Valerie Tran, PharmD, CDE
    Clinical Instructor, UW School of Pharmacy
  • Brent Wisse, MD
    Associate Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
  • Lorena Alarcon-Casas Wright, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, UW School of Medicine


UW=University of Washington, Seattle


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