Practical Ways to Achieve Targets in Diabetes Care

Keystone, Colorado
Thursday, July 13, 2017

 

 

Practical Ways to Achieve Targets in Diabetes Care

Thursday, July 13, 2017 11:00 AM - Sunday, July 16, 2017 10:30 AM (Mountain Time)

Keystone Conference Center
0633 Tennis Club Road
Keystone, Colorado 80435
United States

970-496-4045
Phone: 303-724-6893

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Description

This ​course ​is ​designed ​to ​help ​healthcare ​providers ​caring ​for ​patients ​with ​diabetes, ​including ​but ​not ​limited ​to, ​endocrinologists/diabetes ​specialists, ​internists, ​pediatricians, ​family ​physicians, ​physician ​assistants, ​medical ​residents, ​fellows, ​nurse ​practitioners, ​nurses, ​dietitians, ​social ​workers, ​and ​certified ​diabetes ​educators. ​During ​the ​course ​of ​this ​four-day ​conference, ​we ​will ​emphasize ​the ​challenges ​in ​day-to-day ​management ​of ​diabetes ​and ​practical ​ways ​to ​overcome ​those ​hurdles, ​specifically ​using ​new ​technologies. ​The ​discussions ​will ​also ​focus ​on ​artificial ​pancreas—as ​the ​first ​hybrid ​closed-loop ​system ​will ​be ​available ​next ​year; ​prevention ​of ​T1D ​and ​T2D ​with ​lifestyle ​modifications; ​new ​guidelines ​for ​continuous ​glucose ​monitors ​(AACE), ​the ​role ​of ​nonprofits ​in ​diabetes ​care, ​management, ​and ​research; ​and ​updates ​from ​the ​Cardiovascular ​Outcome ​Trials ​(CVOT). ​The ​participants ​will ​have ​an ​opportunity ​to ​participate ​in ​an ​intimate ​Meet ​the ​Peers ​session ​(MDs, ​RNs, ​and ​educators) ​as ​well ​and ​ask ​a ​patient/provider ​questions ​in ​an ​open-discussion.

Upon ​completion ​of ​the ​program, ​the ​participant ​should ​be ​able ​to:

 ​ ​ ​ ​Assess ​how ​change ​in ​lifestyle ​modifications ​leads ​to ​prevention ​of ​T2D
 ​ ​ ​ ​Justify ​Cardiovacular ​Outcomes ​Trial ​(CVOT) ​for ​patients ​with ​T1D ​and ​T2D
 ​ ​ ​ ​Evaluate ​the ​use ​of ​artificial ​pancreas ​in ​T1D ​or ​insulin-requiring ​patients ​with ​diabetes
 ​ ​ ​ ​Examine ​the ​role ​of ​nonprofit ​organizations ​in ​diabetes ​care ​and ​research
 ​ ​ ​ ​Predict ​diabetes ​care ​obstacles ​in ​challenging ​populations ​(ie: ​toddlers, ​teens, ​and ​elderly)

 

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