About EOCI

EOCI has a demonstrated track record of over 13 years in the CME industry. Our reputation is a result of business integrity and professional agility, as well as resourcefulness and creativity.

In addition to the 25 to 30 CME programs we develop annually, EOCI produces other high-calibre specialist-focused annual congresses in Mont-Tremblant, and Montreal:

Diabetes Update 2018

Registration is now open!


Location: Fairmont Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec


March 21 to 24, 2018

Learning Objectives

Day 1: Thursday, March 22, 2018

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Provide patients with practical evidence-based advice about lifestyle interventions
  • Describe mechanisms by which SGLT2 inhibitors affect heart failure
  • Explain proposed mechanisms for the cardiovascular benefits of SGLT2 inhibition
  • Diagnose different types of neuropathy in diabetes beyond monofilament testing of the feet
  • Compare and contrast cardiovascular outcome trials in type 2 diabetes

Workshops

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Interpret CGM and AGP tracings and provide patients with practical advice based on the interpretation
  • Inform HCP about ketogenic diets, potential benefits for patients with diabetes and potential harm

Day 2: Friday, March 23, 2018

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify, investigate and diagnose a patient with monogenic diabetes
  • Safely utilize adjunctive antihyperglycemic therapies in type 1 diabetes
  • Name the pros and cons of the new insulins and identify the appropriate clinical scenarios for their use
  • Appropriately assess and manage a patient with peripheral arterial disease
  • Optimize cardiovascular and renal outcomes for patients with diabetes and reduced renal function

Workshops

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Provide appropriate preconception, antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care for a woman with pregestational diabetes
  • Provide patients with practical tips to optimize their insulin pump use

Day 3: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Learning Objectives

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role of medical and surgical therapies in managing obesity in diabetes and utilize practical clinical tips when managing a patient with diabetes who undergoes bariatric surgery
  • Discuss the role of newer antihyperglycemic therapies in hospital
  • Write an appropriate exercise prescription for a patient living with diabetes
  • Compare medical and surgical approaches to achieving type 2 diabetes remission
  • Describe highlights of changes in the 2018 Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines