Exhibit Opportunity - Diabetes Update 2015
Exhibit at this conference and meet educators in healthcare.
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.
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.
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.
University of Washington Continuing Nursing Education
UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center • UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center • UW Neighborhood Clinics
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- 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