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Diabetes Update 2018
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Diabetes Update

Diabetes Update

Saturday, September 15, 2018
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

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Presented by: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Education and Professional Development, and Vanderbilt Eskind Pediatric Diabetes Clinic.

4.0 contact hours available. $45 per person. 

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

Intended audience

General pediatricians, family practice physicians, family and pediatric nurse practitioners, school health nurses and nurses who care for youth with diabetes in a variety of settings.

Course objectives

  1. Review the management and treatment goals of sick day guidelines to avoid DKA.
  2. Discuss the reasons that children and adolescents have problems with adherence and identify behavioral strategies to improve motivation for diabetes care.
  3. Discuss what's new in diabetes technology for 2018 as well as a glimpse of what's to come.
  4. Demonstrate the use of insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitors including recent advancements in automatic insulin delivery.
  5. Describe management strategies in children and teens with diabetes and apply knowledge using a case study approach.

2018 Course presentations

Managing Hyperglycemia and Sick Days to Avoid DKA
Jennifer Kelley, M.D.

Behavioral Strategies to Enhance Diabetes Management in Children and Teens: What You Can Do in 5 Minutes
Sarah Jaser, Ph.D.

Diabetes Technology Update for 2018: New Pumps, Continuous Glucose Monitors and Insulin Pens
Kim Barnes, R.N., BSN

Hands-On Pumping
Susan Schultz, R.N., BSN

Managing Diabetes in Children and Teens in 2018
Cindy Lybarger, APRN, CDE

2017 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. 



 
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