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29th Annual Clinical Conference on Diabetes
May 22 - 25, 2014, Marco Island, Florida

Join us at the Marriott Marco Island, Marco Island, Florida
for the
29th Annual Clinical Conference on Diabetes
May 22-25, 2014.
 

With its multidisciplinary focus, the education offered at the ADA's Clinical Conference draws attendees from across the health care spectrum, from across the nation and around the world. As the nation's premier clinical diabetes meeting, attendees come to hear cutting-edge research translated into clinical practice. The Association is well-known for presenting the latest in clinical trials and research. The 29th Annual Clinical Conference is the source for leading-edge treatment updates and the latest information in diabetes management.
 

Who should attend?
The 29th Annual Clinical Conference is designed specifically for primary care and diabetes specialty physicians, doctor of osteopathy, podiatrists, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, psychologists and dietitians, certified diabetes educators and other health care professionals who care for patients with diabetes, at risk for diabetes, and who manage diabetes related complications.
 
Location
Marriott Marco Island Resort, Marco Island, Florida.
   
 
Nestled on three miles of pristine Southwest Florida beaches, the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort Golf Club and Spa is the perfect destination for a family vacation, a romantic retreat, a memorable meeting or an unforgettable wedding. With several renowned restaurants, championship golf, a world-class spa and a wide range of activities and amenities, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort Golf Club and Spa now offers even more - including upscale shops for men and women, a free-form fantasy pool with views of the Florida Gulf, new dining options and completely redesigned and redecorated guest rooms.
 
Special room rates of $189 per room/per night will be offered for this conference unit 5:00pm, April 29, 2014.
 

Registration
Registration is now open. CLICK HERE to transfer to our online registration site.

For registration information and questions, please contact Roxanne Rampersaud at 407-660-1926, ext. 3010 or via e-mail at rrampersaud@diabetes.org.
 

Exhibitor and Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Many sponsorship opportunities are available including corporate symposia, keynote sessions and tracks. E-mail plowe@diabetes.org to receive a prospectus or call Pauline Lowe at (407) 660-1926, ext. 3026 to discuss sponsor/exhibit opportunities.
 

TARGET AUDIENCE

The course has been designed specifically for physicians, family physicians, podiatric physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, psychologists, certified diabetes educators and other health care professionals who care for patients with diabetes and who manage the complications related to this disease.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Explain the challenges of delivering diabetes care in a changing healthcare landscape.
  • Discuss new models of care in the management of type 2 diabetes to assist providers in delivering improved patient care.
  • Identify various factors contributing to obesity, including age, cultural and ethnic influences and bias.
  • Discuss the changing face of type 1 diabetes, insulin deficiency and associated autoimmune diseases.
  • Cite the data around the impact of concordance, adherence and compliance on patient outcomes and strategies to overcome barriers.
  • List strategies to overcome clinical inertia in diabetes and cardiovascular disease management and discuss the pros and cons of various pharmacologic therapies.
  • Identify the impact of diabetes related stress disorder, depression, appropriate dietary management and exercise on diabetes self care.
  • Evaluate effective prevention and treatment options for co morbid conditions, including common foot issues, dental and dermatologic conditions associated with diabetes.