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Taking the Mystery Out of Diabetes Care: Event for Professionals Only
March 5, 8:25 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



Keynote: Timothy Reid, MD, Family Practice and Endrocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Mercy Health System, Janesville, Wisconsin.

Featuring: Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Diabetics; David Bartels, PharmD, Vice Dean, UIC College of Pharmacy of Rockford; and Sue Chapman, BSN, RN, CDE, Senior Diabetes Clinical Manager, Medtronic Diabetes.


SwedishAmerican Health System (OH-388, 09/11/15) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers' Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for Dietitian hours.


7:45 - 8:20 am -- Registration & Exhibits
8:25 - 8:30 am -- Welcome: Linda Dries, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE
8:30 - 10:00 am -- Update in Diabetes: Special Situations, Timothy Reid, MD
10:00 - 10:45 am -- Break & Exhibits
10:45 - 11:45 am -- How Sweet it is: The Role of Sugar and Sugar Substitutes in Diabetes Care, Melissa Dobbins, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
11:45 am - 12:45 pm -- Lunch & Exhibits
12:45 - 1:45 pm -- What's New In Diabetes Pharmacology, David Bartels, PharmD
1:45 - 3:45 pm -- Insulin Pump Overview, Sue Chapman, BSN, RD, CDE
3:45 - 4:00 pm -- Summary

Registration Deadline: February 21, 2014. Cost: $75 per person -includes lunch. Giovanni's Restaurant & Banquet Facility, 610 N. Bell School Road in Rockford.

Call 815-968-2500 to register and pay with credit card.

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