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DIABETES CARE AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2024

March 01, 2024 7:00 AM - March 01, 2024 4:35 PM
This evidenced based driven conference will emphasize current challenges of diabetes management and examine innovative interprofessional strategies to elevate care in all settings.
 
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This evidenced based driven conference will emphasize current challenges of diabetes management and examine innovative interprofessional strategies to elevate care in all settings. Faculty will provide the latest information on the interplay of diabetes and its relationship to social determinants of health, lifestyle medicine, pharmacology updates, the emotional aspects of living with diabetes, nutrition, and the usage of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and pumps.
Laura Emerson Edwards, RN, MPA
Executive Director
Collaborative Health Solutions

Jasmine Westbrook, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES
Director
Eat Well Exchange

Tina Dixon, MPA
Vice President
Healthy Opportunities Pilot
Access East, INC

Michelle Lewis, LCSW
Population Health Administrator
Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center

Alesha Phillips, BSW, MSW
Care Manager II
ECU Health

Mark Lowe Warren, MD, FACE
Director, Endocrine Research
Physicians East, PA

Susan “Susie” Houston, DNP, AGNP-C, CDCES
Lifestyle Medicine Clinic
ECU Health

Mindy Saenz, RDN, LDN, CDCES
Clinical Dietitian/Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
Director-Camp Needles in the Pines
ECU Pediatric Specialty Care

Corissa Payton, MA, CHES, ACSM-EP
DSMES Quality Coordinator
NC Division of Public Health, Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch
NC Department of Health and Human Services

Dave Michael, MD
ACMIO, Medical Director of Lifestyle Medicine
ECU Health
7:30 am Onsite Check-in

8:00 am Webinar Sign-on

8:15 am Welcome and Program Overview
Chris Memering, MSN, RN, CDCES, BC-ADM, FADCES

8:30 am How to Design and Implement a Quality Improvement Project
Laura Edwards, RN, MPA

9:30 am Food Planning based on Cultural Needs of People with Diabetes
Jasmine Westbrook, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES

10:30 am Break/Exhibitors

10:45 am Social Determinants of Health: Healthy Opportunities Pilot
Amanda VanVleet (state overview)
Moderator: Michelle Lewis, LCSW
Panelists: Tina Dixon, MPA and Alesha Phillips, BSW, MSW

11:45 am Lunch /Exhibitors

12:45 pm Pharmacology Update – the latest on Diabetes, Cardiometabolic and Obesity care
Mark Warren, MD, FACE

1:45 pm Ups and Downs of Diabetes Monitoring Devices
Mindy Saenz, RDN, LDN, CDCES and Susie Houston, DNP, AGNP-C, CDCES

2:30 pm Break/Exhibitors

2:45 pm Diabetes Distress and Behaviors – Screening Tools
Corissa Payton, MA, CHES, ACSM-EP

3:30 pm Ramping up Lifestyle Medicine Changes to Reduce Medications
Dave Michael, MD

4:30 pm Summary and Evaluation

4:35 pm Adjourn

Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

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