Skip to content

18th Annual Diabetes Symposium

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

Select this button to navigate the sections of this page

Conference ID

D6479

Audience

This program is designed for those health care providers involved in routine care of patients with diabetes, including:

  • Certified diabetes educators
  • Endocrinologists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Dietitians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Primary care physicians

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 6.25 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing

American Academy of Family Physicians/AAFP

This Live activity, 18th Annual Diabetes Symposium, with a beginning date of 11/16/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

This program is acceptable for a maximum of 6.0 CPEU Level 3 credits from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The ACPE logo, black vaguely Romanic text with "AC" stacked directly on top of "PE," surrounded by a black-box border.Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned the Universal Activity Number of 0322-0000-19-023-L01-P. It has been approved for 6.25 contact hours (0.625 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers. The attendee list will be uploaded into CPE Monitor approximately one week after completion of the program. Statements of credit indicated in contact hours and CEUs will be available through CPE Monitor. Successful completion includes signing in at registration with personal NABP number and date of birth, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, and completing the activity evaluation. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Education.

Accommodations and Room Block

Accommodations are the responsibility of the participant. A list of lodging in the Hershey area is available on request or online.

A block of rooms has been reserved at:
The Hotel Hershey
100 Hotel Road
Hershey, PA 17033

Rate: $259 plus tax

Reservations: 855-729-3108 (use group name 18th Annual Diabetes Symposium) or reserve online

Room block registration deadline is Oct. 18, 2019. Rooms reserved after this date are at regular rates and will be based on availability. Conference organizers recommend attendees make reservations as early as possible.

Fees

Fee is $115 per person, which includes:

  • Cost of instruction
  • All listed meals
  • Online handout materials

Registrations received after Nov. 15, 2019, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received after Nov. 9, 2019, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after Nov. 13, 2019.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Keynote Speaker

Patricia Bononi, MD, FACP
Medical Director
Allegheny Health Network Diabetes Transformation

Faculty

Nicholas B. Argento, MD, FACE
Diabetes Technology Director
Maryland Endocrine and Diabetes Center

Patricia Bononi, MD, FACP
Medical Director
Allegheny Health Network Diabetes Transformation

Jennifer L. Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Director, Penn State Project ECHO
Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Division of General Internal Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine

Karen Krok, MD, FAASLD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Penn State College of Medicine

Jilcy Joy Mathew, MD
Fellow, Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State College of Medicine

Shyam Narayana, MBBS, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State College of Medicine

Neha Patel, DO
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology
Penn State College of Medicine

Jennifer M. Poger, MEd
Research Project Manager 3
Department of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine

Nazia Raja-Khan, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State College of Medicine

Holly Socolow, MHS
Qualified MBSR Teacher
Private Consultant

Julie Tice
Patient

Agenda and Objectives

  • 7 a.m. | Check-In/Continental Breakfast/Exhibitors
  • 7:45 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks
    Nazia Raja-Khan, MD, MS
  • 8 a.m. | Keynote: Diabetes Care in the Allegheny Health Network
    Patricia Bononi, MD, FACP

    Objectives
    • Describe Allegheny Health Network’s team-based diabetes comprehensive care model in specialty and primary care settings
    • Evaluate the Allegheny Health Network Diabetes Support Initiative for primary care providers
    • Assess the development of a novel provider compensation model to improve quality of care across the network
  • 9 a.m. | Closing the Loop: A New Direction in Type 1 Diabetes Care
    Neha Patel, DO

    Objectives
    • Explain the rationale for closed-loop insulin delivery for optimization of care for those with Type 1 diabetes
    • Discuss relevant studies in closed-loop systems
    • Explain how closed loop therapy has evolved in the last few years
  • 9:45 a.m. | Are We There Yet? CGM and Closing the Loop
    Nicholas B. Argento, MD, FACE

    Objectives
    • Identify recent evidence on the benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) in different populations
    • Discuss current recommended standards for CGM data reports as ambulatory glucose profile and benchmarks
    • Discuss the current status of closed-loop CMG-pump systems
  • 10:30 a.m. | Break
  • 11 a.m. | A Brief Review of the Current Practices and Evidence on Currently Trending Diets
    Jilcy Joy Mathew, MD

    Objectives
    • Identify the practice of and evidence surrounding intermittent fasting
    • Discuss the practice of and evidence surrounding the ketogenic diet
  • 11:30 a.m. | Panel Question-and-Answer Session
  • Noon | Lunch in Fountain Lobby
  • 1 p.m. | Mindfulness and Diabetes
    Nazia Raja-Khan, MD, MS
    Holly Socolow, MHS

    Objectives
    • Discuss how mindfulness may be helpful for people with diabetes
    • Practice mindful eating
  • 1:30 p.m. | Fatty Liver Disease
    Karen Krok, MD, FAASLD

    Objectives
    • Identify how to non-invasively assess for fatty liver disease
    • Explain the current treatment options for fatty liver disease
  • 2 p.m. | Break
  • 2:15 p.m. | Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults (LADA)
    Shyam Narayana, MBBS, MPH

    Objectives
    • Identify the pathophysiology of LADA
    • Evaluate, recognize and manage LADA
  • 2:45 p.m. | A Patient-Centered PaTH to Addressing Diabetes
    Jennifer L. Kraschnewski, MD, MPH
    Jennifer M. Poger, MEd
    Julie Tice

    Objectives
    • Describe the PaTH to Health Diabetes study aims and objectives in addressing diabetes
    • Explain the importance of stakeholder engagement throughout the research process
  • 3:30 p.m. | Panel Question-and-Answer Session
  • 4 p.m. | Adjournment

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, genetic information, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status and retaliation due to the reporting of discrimination or harassment. Discrimination, harassment, or retaliation against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the Nondiscrimination Policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; tel 814-863-0471/TTY. US M.Ed. D6479

Jump to ...