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Diabetes Update 2017


Diabetes Update

Diabetes Update

Saturday, September 9, 2017
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lipscomb University's Swang Business Center 
3901 Granny White Pike
Nashville, TN 37204

4.0 contact hours available. $45 per person. Register now

Download the event brochure (PDF) to see information on the course faculty, program schedule, and registration instructions.

Course objectives

  1. Describe the management of exercise in Type 1 Diabetes
  2. Identify the treatment interventions in preventing obesity and Type 2 Diabetes as well as discuss treatment goals and regimens for teens with Type 2 Diabetes.
  3. Discuss the use of insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitors, including recent advancements in automatic insulin delivery.
  4. Apply strategies learned to diabetes case scenarios in the school setting.

Course presentations

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Ashley Shoemaker, M.D., M.S.C.I.

Practical Strategies for Managing Diabetes in Children and Teens
Cindy Lybarger, APRN, CDE; and panelists

The Future of Diabetes Care
Kimberly Barnes, RN, BSN

Prevention of Exercise Induced Hypoglycemia in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Justin Gregory, M.D., M.S.C.I. 

Last Edited: September 6, 2017
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