Friday,  April 27, 2018

7:00-7:45 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast 

7:45 -8:00 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:00-9:30 am

Living  Well With Type 2 Diabetes
Jill Knapp
Karen Shultz-Goldstein Memorial Speaker

9:30-10:30 am

Concurrent Sessions - Choose One:

Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease: What is the Connection?
Patricia Haldi, MSN, RN, CRRN, CDE



Diabetes in Pregnancy:  Detection, Intervention, Prevention

Michael Shannon, MD

10:30-11:00 am

30 minute break-  Coffee & Tea / Vendors / Exhibits / Silent Auction 

11:00-12:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions - Choose One:

Moving Through Pregnancy with Technology
Alyson Blum, PharmD, CDE



Eating Disorders and Diabetes:  When Healthy Eating and Good Glycemic Control Goes Terribly Wrong
Nadine Mitchell, RDN, RN, BSN, CDE

12:30-1:30 pm

Lunch Buffet / Vendors / Exhibits / Silent Auction

1:30-3:00 pm

Physical Activity with Diabetes
Christiian Lewis ARNP, BC-ADM

3:00-4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions - Choose One:

Navigating the World of Pharmacy - Easing the Pharmacy Experience and Stretching the Diabetes Dollar
Alyson Blum, PharmD, CDE


Steroid Induced Hyperglycemia
Christiian Lewis, ARNP, BC-ADM

4:30 - 4:45

Closing remarks
CE Sign in for Friday Sessions



Saturday  April 28, 2018

7:15 - 8:15 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15-8:30 am 

Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30-10:00 am

Cardiovascular Outcomes and Diabetes Medications - Choices in Type 2 Diabetes 
Bruce Wilson, MD

10:00-10:30 am

30 minute Break: Coffee & Tea / Vendors / Exhibits / Silent Auction

10:30-12:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions - Choose One:

Use of R U 500 Insulin Therapy
Ken Cathcart, MD


Challenges in the care of the person with the Dual Diagnosis of Diabetes and Cancer

Line Goulet RN, BSN, M.Ed, CDE  and Erinn Simms, RDN, CD, CNSC, CDE

12:00-1:30 pm

Awards Luncheon Buffet
Silent auction/ Vendors/ Exhibits

1:30-3:00 pm

Embracing Metabolic Surgery as a Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CD, CDE


Closing Remarks, Evaluations,  Drawings for Auction winners
CEU Sign in for Saturday Sessions
Pick up Silent Auction & Prize Items


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