Agenda 2024

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By the end of the congress, participants will be able to:

  • Review impactful new evidence in the field of diabetes management that has emerged over the past year
  • Understand up to date strategies for prevention and management of diabetes complications (diabetic kidney disease, heart failure, neuropathy, retinopathy)
  • Develop an approach to incorporating and assessing use of diabetes technologies within clinical practice
  • Implement approaches that promote self-management among patients with diabetes
  • Develop practical approaches to initiating and managing the most current diabetes medications
  • Understand the current activities of the National Indigenous Diabetes Association

 

All times are set to Eastern Time

Obesity Update - on Thursday, April 11th

DAY 1: FRIDAY, APRIL 12TH
8:15 am Registration and Breakfast
8:55 am Sponsored Breakfast Symposium
PLENARY SESSION #1
10:00 am Welcome and Introduction Dr. Akshay Jain
Dr. Alanna Weisman
10:10 am The Year in Trials: Key Updates and Insights Dr. Alice Cheng
10:30 am Renal Updates in Diabetes Dr. Louis Girard
10:50 am Pannel Discussion: Practical Considerations for Initiating and Managing SGLT2i and GLP1-RAs Dr. Akshay Jain
Dr. Louise Moist
Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Habert
11:10 am Panel discussion - Q&A All Faculty
11:30 am Networking break (In-Person)
Sponsored Virtual Corridor Consult (Online)
11:55 am Sponsored Lunch Symposium
PLENARY SESSION #2 (SIMULTANEOUS STREAMS)
1:00 pm
(includes time for Q&A)
Complex Cases in CGM Dr. Jeremy Gilbert
Incorporating CGM Into Your Clinical Practice Dr. Alanna Weisman
1:30 pm
(includes time for Q&A)
DIY Pumps: Insights for Specialists Dr. Kate Hawke
Pump System Update: Case Studies in Primary Care Dr. Ilana Halperin
2:00 pm
(includes time for Q&A)
Empowering Patients: Tips and Resources for Management of Diabetes Ms. Lori Berard
Living with Diabetes: Nurse Perspective Ms. Krista Lawrence
2:30 pm Sponsored health break
2:50 pm Hybrid Corridor Consult (In-Person and Online)
3:15 pm Sponsored Symposium
4:20 pm Closing remarks
END OF DAY 1
Dr. Akshay Jain
Dr. Alanna Weisman
4:30 pm NETWORKING EVENT in the Foyer (In-Person)


DAY 2: SATURDAY, APRIL 13TH
8:30 am Networking Breakfast (In-Person)
PLENARY SESSION #3
9:00 am Welcome and Introduction Dr. Akshay Jain
Dr. Alanna Weisman
9:05 am Heart Failure Updates in Diabetes Dr. Shelley Zieroth
9:25 am Beyond LDL: Guidelines Review and Novel Biomarkers Dr. John Mancini
9:45 am Panel discussion - Q&A All Faculty
10:00 am Hybrid Corridor Consult (In-Person and Online)
PLENARY SESSION #4
10:30 am Breaking Ground: NIDA's Pioneering Approach to Indigenous Diabetes Care Ms. Marisa Cardinal
10:50 am Beyond Barriers: Managing Diabetes in Vulnerable Communities Dr. David Campbell
11:10 am Panel discussion - Q&A All Faculty
11:25 am Sponsored Health Break (In-Person)
11:45 am Sponsored Lunch Symposium
PLENARY SESSION #5
12:50 pm Neuropathy in Diabetes Dr. Charles De Mestral
1:10 pm Diabetes therapies in PCOS Dr. Alyse Goldberg
1:30 pm Panel discussion - Q&A All Faculty
PLENARY SESSION #6
1:45 pm (KEYNOTE TALK) Rethinking Diabetes: Is Remission Achievable? Dr. Harpreet Bajaj
Dr. Sean Wharton
2:30 pm Closing remarks Dr. Akshay Jain
Dr. Alanna Weisman
END OF DIABETES UPDATE CONGRESS


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