Comparing & Contrasting Basal Insulin Strategies
A CME Dinner Program

Nashville, TN – May 17, 2018


Interactive & Engaging


Expert Faculty


1.50 CME Credits


Cutting Edge Education


Buffet Dinner

Dinner & CME with TCOYD!


For Savvy Healthcare Professionals


Thursday, May 17, 2018

6:00pm – Registration opens

6:30pm – Dinner is served

7:00pm – Program begins


Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

2100 West End Avenue

Nashville, TN 37203

How Much:

This dinner program is complimentary however pre-registration is required to attend.

Registration is limited to only 150 professionals. Register early, this program will sell out.

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The most cutting-edge TYPE 1 & TYPE 2 diabetes education for SAVVY HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

  • LEARN from the nations LEADING experts in diabetes treatment
  • Earn 1.50 CME CREDITS
  • Enjoy a delicious BUFFET DINNER
  • Receive a DOWNLOADABLE slide deck of the speaker presentation
  • Most importantly, help YOUR PATIENTS reach their treatment goals

Program Overview:

This program aims to educate healthcare providers in regards to the new basal insulins that have recently been approved by the FDA. The program will focus on the clinically important properties of these new insulins, familiarizing health care providers with their pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, how they should be initiated, titrated and exchanged for other insulins in appropriate patients who many benefits from these newer formulations.



After attending this premier diabetes educational program you should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the etiology, natural history and basal insulin needs in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Explain the different approaches to initiation and titration of basal insulin in type 1 versus type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the new basal insulin preparations, how these differ from traditional basal insulins, and potential benefits from using the new basal insulin preparations.
  • Develop a rationale when and how to use new basal insulin preparations in type 1 versus type 2 diabetes.
  • For individuals with type 1 diabetes, understand how to assess basal insulin doses with the use of overnight and daytime fasting and interpretation of CGM data.
  • For individuals with type 2 diabetes, understand how to monitor basal insulin adjustment with HGM.

Interactive Education

Cutting-Edge Research

Expert Speakers

I attend every time a CME Dinner Program comes to my city. I always learn something new and the speakers are knowledgeable & entertaining.

– CME Dinner Conference Participant 2017


Basal Insulin Strategies Evening Schedule

  • MAY 17, 2018
6:00PM - 6:30PMRegistration Opens
Be sure to check in at the registration tables outside of the venue in order to claim your CME credits.
6:30PM - 7:00PMDinner
Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available
7:00PM - 8:20PMLecture: Comparing & Contrasting Basal Insulin Strategies in Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes
8:20PM - 8:30PMQuestion & Answer Session
Speakers will invite audience members to ask questions & get clarification on any options discussed




Speakers & Faculty

*extra-relatable faculty (they’re living with type 1)


*Steven V. Edelman, MD
TCOYD Founder & Director

Dr. Edelman is the founder and director of Taking Control Of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System of San Diego. He is also the director of the Diabetes Care Clinic at the VA Medical Center. Dr. Edelman, who has type 1 diabetes himself, has written more than 200 articles, five books, and has won numerous awards for teaching and humanitarianism. He has been chosen by the medical students at UCSD as the ‘teacher of the year’ numerous times. Among his many honors, Dr. Edelman has received the ‘Diabetes Educator Of The Year’ award by the American Diabetes Association, the ‘Distinction in Endocrinology’ award by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and named ‘Top 1% of U.S. Endocrinologists’ by US News and World Report.

John E. Anderson, MD

Dr. John Anderson practices internal medicine and diabetes at the Frist Clinic in Nashville, Tennessee. He served as President of the multi-specialty clinic for 4 years and has been Chief of Medicine and Chair of the Board of TriStar Centennial Medical Center, a 657-bed tertiary referral hospital, also in Nashville. He has more than 20 years of experience in the practice of internal medicine, with a focus on the care of people with diabetes. He has been a longtime volunteer for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and has served 2 separate terms on the National Board of Directors as well as on numerous national committees and task forces. Dr. Anderson currently serves on the Executive Committee of the ADA as Immediate Past President, Medicine & Science.

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Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by the following organization:

Sanofi US