Unaccredited Programs & Events

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018

19:00 – 21:00

Evidence-based Patient-Centred Approaches to Understanding and Managing Obesity as a Chronic Disease: Frameworks and Tools that Work

Canada Games Centre; https://canadagamescentre.ca/
Light Refreshments

Panel Members:

Crystal Casey, Obesity Canada YHZ Community Representative
Doug Earle, Obesity Canada, Public Engagement Committee Member
Raphael Panais, Family Physician/Emergency Room Physician
Dayna Lee-Baggley, Clinical Psychologist
Krista Leck Merner, Registered Dietitian

Moderators: 
Shannan Grant
Katie Rand

Learning Objectives:

  • Using a panel format (five speakers) and applying a participatory-action approach:
  • Share frameworks used as a guiding principal in understanding and managing obesity
  • Share tools used in prevention and treatment of obesity
  • Facilitate group discussion as to how attendees can develop a plan for integrating these      frameworks and tools into practice   

Parking is available.

Please RSVP to ocsnp@msvu.ca

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018 
16:30 – 17:45

Not another boring BGM talk: The link between BGM and CGM in the new space of glucose monitoring

Ballroom Level, Ballroom 3
Refreshments & Small Plates

Speaker:
Dr. Ronnie Aronson MD FRCPC FACE

Symposium Overview:

  • The link between blood glucose monitoring (BGM) accuracy and effective continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) therapy: implications to patient safety and clinical outcomes
  • Real-life situations and when to utilize different glucose monitoring systems to enable safe utilization
  • The role of BGM in optimizing new technology advancements

Ascensia Diabetes Care is a proud sponsor of the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference & Annual Meeting. This is an unaccredited event sponsored by Ascensia Diabetes Care.

17:45 – 19:15

How can Technology Support a Change-Based Relationship? Digital Approaches to SMBG to Enhance Intrinsic Motivation

Convention Level, Room 103
Light Dinner

Speaker:
Dr. Michael Vallis PhD R Psych, Associate Professor Family Medicine Dalhousie University

Agenda:
17:45               Registration & Reception
18:15              Program Start
19:00              Questions & Answers

LifeScan is a proud sponsor of the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference & Annual Meeting. This is an unaccredited event sponsored by LifeScan.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018

20:00 –  22:00

Insulet Canada welcomes you to join us for an East Coast Kitchen Party event: “Beer and Bolus”

The Lower Deck Pub. Beer Market. Tap Room
1887 Upper Water St, Halifax NS B3J 1S9

Learning Objectives:

  • To provide attendees with insights on how best to manage the person with living diabetes as they transition from Childhood, through adolescence into adulthood.
  • To enable attendees to leave with practical tips for dealing with people in transition in terms of engaging them in owning their disease management

Speaker: 

Saima Murtaza-Vahed MSc. RD CDE CPT
Trillium Health Partners

Program Outline:

  • Successful Transition: Developmentally Appropriate Strategies
  • Characteristics of a successful transition
  • Helping youth balance the short/long term goals
  • Understanding developmental challenges and opportunities of transition of youth
  • Conversation topics with young adults

RSVP: Your Insulet Representative

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

6:50 – 7:50

Progress & Promise: Building a clinical foundation to optimize renal outcomes in T2DM

A FRESH APPROACH TO DIABETES EDUCATION IN AN ENGAGING NEWS-STYLE CONVERSATIONAL FORMAT.

Ballroom Level, Ballroom 3

Faculty:
Dr. Alice Y. Y. Cheng MD FRCPC, Trillium and St. Michael’s Hospital.  Associate Professor of Medicine University of Toronto
Dr. Jordan Weinstein MD FRCPC, Nephrologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, e-Learning Developer, Founder of UKidney.com
Lori Berard, RN CDE, Consultant, Diabetes Management & Clinical Trials Operations

Learning objectives:

  • Appreciate the prevalence & significance of diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in patients with T2DM, with & without clinical CVD
  • Review the clinical history behind current approaches enabling renal protection in patients with kidney disease (ACEi/ARBs)
  • Describe potential mechanisms enabling renal effects observed in recent RCTs/CVOTs in patients with T2DM
  • Discuss the role of Physicians and Allied Health Care Providers to align on the translation of clinical evidence to patients at risk of DKD.

Agenda:
6:15     Registration, buffet Breakfast
6:50    Introduction, Lori Berard
6:55    Presentation, all
7:30    Panel and Q and A
7:50    Session closed

Janssen is a proud sponsor of the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference & Annual Meeting. This is an unaccredited event sponsored by Janssen.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

11:30 –  13:00

After we MET: Exploring early use of GLP-1 RAs in T2DM

Faculty: 
Irene Hramiak MD FRCPC 
Alice Cheng MD FRCPC
Eva Lonn MD FRCPC
Gail MacNeill RN CDE

Program Objectives:

  • Explain the use of GLP-1 RAs after metformin as per the 2018 Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines  
  • Compare and contrast the efficacy of long-acting GLP-1 RA agents
  • Describe the cardiovascular benefits of GLP-1 RAs in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Discuss practical strategies to incorporate GLP-1 RA therapies into clinical practice

Novo Nordisk is a proud sponsor of the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference & Annual Meeting. This is an unaccredited event sponsored by Novo Nordisk.

18:00 – 20:30

Driving Glycemic Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes with Hybrid Closed Loop System

Learning Objectives:

  • Clinical outcomes from pivotal trials with the Hybrid Closed Loop system
  • Hybrid closed loop modes of operations
  • Use of CareLink reports to manage patients on Hybrid Closed Loop

Speakers: 
Grazia Aleppo, MD, FACE, FACP
Jennifer Sherr, MD, PhD

Program Outline/detailed agenda:

6:00 - Arrivals, Refreshments, and Networking
7:00 - Dinner and Presentations

RSVP: https://info.medtronicdiabetes.com/2018-dc-symposium)

Medtronic is a proud sponsor of the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference & Annual Meeting. This is an unaccredited event sponsored by Medtronic.

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