Diabetes Update for Primary Care

March 13 - 14, 2020

Lynnwood Convention Center
Lynnwood, WA

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care providers including family practice physicians, internists, physician assistants, advanced nurse practictioners, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This is a comprehensive 1.5-day course on diabetes geared toward primary care providers. There is an immense need for provider education as the incidence of diabetes in the general population reaches 10%; primary care clinics carry the major burden of these patients. Didactic lectures and interactive workshops offered in this program will provide the latest information on current classification of diabetes and guideline updates. Important highlights of this course include an update on the newer pharmacologic agents for diabetes, effecitve disease management in older individuals and management of diabetes in primary care. Current therapies in obesity, management of diabetic kidney disease and nutrition therapy in diabetes will be reviewed. Offerings also include workshops which provide interactive case discussions on nutrition consult, effective use of oral agents, preparing patients for surgery/procedures, and technology in diabetes.

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