Making the Connection - CME Novi, MI

April 7, 2018

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Interactive & Engaging

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Expert Faculty

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6.25 CME Credits

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Cutting Edge Education

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Complimentary Breakfast & Lunch

An engaging & entertaining

CME CONFERENCE
EXPERIENCE

For Savvy Healthcare Professionals

When:

Saturday, April 7, 2018

7:30am – Registration & Breakfast

8:00am – 5:00pm – Conference

Where:

The Diamond Center at the Suburban Collection Showplace

46100 Grand River

Novi, MI 48374

How Much:

$50 per person

After March 28, 2018: $65 per person

Registration is limited to only 200 professionals. Register early, this program will sell out.

Parking: $5 at Suburban Collection Showplace

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CONFERENCE HAS ENDED – BUT YOU YOU CAN STILL ATTEND!  JUST SHOW UP ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT!

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WHY YOU NEED TO “MAKE THE CONNECTION”

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

SAVVY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

  • LEARN from the nations LEADING experts in diabetes treatment
  • Earn 6.25 CME CREDITS
  • Enjoy a healthy & delicious BREAKFAST & LUNCH
  • Recieve DOWNLOADABLE slide decks of all speaker presentations
  • Most importantly, help YOUR PATIENTS reach their treatment goals

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN

This premier conference focuses on five distinct areas surrounding type 1 & type 2 diabetes management & education:

  • Clinical trials and why positive results disappear in real-world practice
  • The emotional barriers that affect diabetes management and how to work through them
  • Oral medications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
  • Injectable agents including GLP-1 receptor agonists, basal insulin and more intensive regimens
  • State-of-the-art treatment strategies for people with type 1 diabetes

Interactive Education

Cutting-Edge Research

Expert Speakers

I love attending this CME conference every single year to see what new therapies & trends are on the horizon for my patients with diabetes.

– MTC Conference Participant 2017

Making the Connection Conference Schedule

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  • MORNING SESSION
  • AFTERNOON SESSION
7:30AM - 8:30AMRegistration & Continental Breakfast
8:00AM - 8:15AMProgram Overview & Introduction
Steven V. Edelman, MD
8:15AM - 9:00AMThe Efficacy Mirage in Type 2 Diabetes : Why Do Clinical Trial Results Disappear in Real-World Practice?
William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
9:10AM - 10:10AMYou CAN Always Get What You Want…Good Health and a Long Life!
Steven V. Edelman, MD
This session is held in tandem with the TCOYD Conference & Health Fair for people with diabetes
10:10AM - 10:30AMSweet and Not-So-Sweet Emotions
William Polonsky
This session is held in tandem with the TCOYD Conference & Health Fair for people with diabetes
10:40AM -11:25AMBreak & Visit Health Fair
11:30AM -12:30PMClinical Applications of Injectable Agents: GLP-1 Receptor Agonists, Basal Insulin and More Intensive Regimens
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-AD

 

 

12:30PM - 1:00PMEnjoy a Delicious & Healthy Lunch
1:15PM - 2:15PMWhich One, and When? Oral Medications for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and Their Cardiovascular Affects
Tricia Santos Cavaiola, MD
2:15PM - 3:25PMCutting-Edge Strategies for the Treatment of People with Type 1 Diabetes
Steven V. Edelman, MD
3:30PM - 4:30PMCombined Patient-Provider Workshop:
"My Doctor Doesn't Get It! My Patients Don't Listen!

William Polonsky, PhD, CDE, and Steven V. Edelman, MD
4:30PM - 5:00PMMaking the Connection: Insights & Observations
William Polonsky
This session will discuss participant observations and insights gained regarding the important and difficult issues that people with diabetes face on an everyday basis.
Session held in tandem with the TCOYD Conference & Health Fair for people with diabetes.

 

Early Bird Pricing NOW until March 28: $50!

$65 per person after March 28, 2018

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CONFERENCE HAS ENDED – BUT YOU YOU CAN STILL ATTEND!  JUST SHOW UP ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT!

Location

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.

*Jeremy Pettus, MD
Type 1 Track Co-Director, Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

Dr Jeremy Pettus was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 15 years old.  Since that time he has dedicated his career to educating and treating others like himself.  He is currently an Endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.  There, he focuses primarily on clinical trials to develop and test new and innovative therapies for people living with diabetes.  These include studies ranging from medications to reverse or slow the disease once it occurs, to islet cell transplantation strategies, to device studies such as artificial pancreas technology.  As somebody who has the disease himself, sees patients with type 1, and is actively working on curing/treating the disease, we are honored to have him as our Type 1 Track director.  Dr. Pettus travels across the country and the world meeting other leading physicians and scientists and brings this information directly to TCOYD conference participants.

Tricia Santos, MD
Type 2 Track Co-Director, Endocrinologist, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine

Dr. Santos did her endocrinology training under Dr. Edelman who sparked a love for all things diabetes and always kept things both “educational & entertaining.” Now she is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSD where she wears many different hats. She has a special interest in caring for diabetic patients and helping them take a more active role in managing their diabetes. She directs the Diabetes & Endocrinology courses at the UCSD School of Medicine. She also teaches doctors in training and primary care physicians where she focuses on the importance of the doctor-patient relationship and involving the patient in medical decision making. Her love of teaching patients, students, and doctors has been recognized by several teaching awards. Her research focuses on investigating new and advanced therapies and technology for people with diabetes.

William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
Clinical Psychologist; Founder & CEO, Behavioral Diabetes Institute

Dr. Polonsky is President and Founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, the world’s first organization totally dedicated to studying and addressing the unmet psychological needs of people with diabetes. He is also Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Polonsky received his PhD in clinical psychology from Yale University and has served as Senior Psychologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Chairman of the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. A licensed clinical psychologist and certified diabetes educator, he received the American Diabetes Association’s 2014 Richard R. Rubin Award for distinguished contributions to behavioral medicine and psychology. Dr. Polonsky’s most recent research projects have focused on quality of life in diabetes, diabetes-related distress and depression, hypoglycemic fear, and glucose monitoring behavior and attitudes in people living with diabetes.

Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
Henry Ford Health System, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Bone and Mineral Disease

Davida F. Kruger has been a Certified Nurse Practitioner in diabetes for more than 30 years at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI. Her role includes both clinical practice and research. She is the past Chair of the American Diabetes Associations Research Foundation and has served on the American Diabetes Association’s Research Policy Committee. Ms. Kruger is also a Past President, Health Care and Education of the American Diabetes Association. She served as editor of Diabetes Spectrum from 2005-2008. Presently, she serves as the Editor In Chief of Clinical Diabetes. Ms. Kruger has been a principal investigator on numerous research projects and has written widely on diabetes care, authoring the book The Diabetes Travel Guide 2nd edition (2006). Her awards include the Florence Nightingale award for excellence in research, ADA’s Rachmeil Levine Award for Distinguished Service, ADA’s Award for Outstanding Service in Diabetes Research Funding, The ADA Wendell May’s Award, Wayne State University School of Nursing 2014 Alumna of the year and Henry Ford Health System Nursing Excellence Clara Ford Pillar award in Research and Education 2014.

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Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Uni­versity of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Taking Control of Your Diabetes. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Cate­gory 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the Califor­nia Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ (report up to 6.25 hours of credit and list “CME Category 1” as the provider number).

Physician Assistants: The AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Phy­sician assistants may receive a maximum of 6.25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Pharmacists: The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing education for pharmacist’s coursework which meets the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and is accepted as continuing education by the Medical Board of California.

Certified Diabetes Educators: The University of California, San Diego is accredited by the ACCME, which is on the NCBDE list of approved providers.

Cancelation Refund Policy

Need to cancel?  Email us at cancelmycme@tcoyd.org
To receive a full refund, cancelations must be received no later than, April 4, 2018.

 

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