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May 10, 2019 | RCMP Heritage Centre Getting to the heart of the matter

A day to discover and learn more about diabetes and cardiovascular diesease from expert guest speakers.

A morning nutrition break and lunch will be provided.

Getting to the heart of the matter

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Location Details

May 10, 2019
8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

RCMP Heritage Centre
5907 Dewdney Ave
Regina, SK S4T 0P4

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About the Conference


Early bird prices are open until April 18, 2019.
Online registration is open until Monday, May 6, 2019.
Tickets will be available at the door on Friday, May 10, 2019.

Refund request after the online early-bird deadline will not be honoured.

Early bird At door
Non-memebers $120.00 $175.00
Professional memebers $75.00 $175.00
Students $75.00 $175.00


Dr. Andrea Lavoie


Dr. Lavoie will review the pathophysiology of CV macrovascular and microvascular disease, inflammation, oxidative stress, hypercoagulability and heart failure. She will also discuss why people with diabetes are at increased risk of CVD. Dr. Lavoie will review recommendations for screening and prevention of CVD (including lifestyle and medication recommendations) in people with diabetes. She will examine the effects of CVD on diabetes and potential recommended adjustments to diabetes management.

Joe Solowiejcyzyk


Jow will explain diabetes distress and examine potential sources and triggers. He will discuss who is at most risk as well as how to screen for diabetes distress. Joe will examine ways to diffuse diabetes distress, provide coping strategies and supports.

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