Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pre-Diabetes Epidemic Webinar

with credit

If you would like to participate with live webstreaming on your personal computer,
simply visit the link below at the day and time of the program. We do ask that you fill out the pre-test prior to the program.

Webstreaming Difficulties:
If your Internet browser freezes frequently during the broadcast, please plan to call in to the conference via telephone.

About the Series
The Utah Diabetes Prevention and Control Program offers a FREE monthly continuing diabetes education series for professionals on the third Wednesday of each month from to Noon to 1pm in Utah. Participation is available via video-conference, telephone and webstreaming. The purpose of the series is to keep healthcare professionals abreast of the latest information in diabetes care and education.

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Pre-Diabetes: The Epidemic Within the Epidemic
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
EDT: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Including Arizona)
Presentation objectives
  • Understand the various definitions of pre-diabetes and how they relate to patients' risk for frank diabetes, diabetic complications, and related causes of morbidity/mortality.
  • Understand the evolving treatment paradigms for pre-diabetic patients - evidence and practice.

Presenter Biography 
Timothy Graham -M.D.    
Dr. Tim Graham is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry, and Nutrition at the University of Utah, and Director of the University of Utah Cardio-Metabolic Risk Reduction Clinic (CARE-MET Clinic).  He is an Investigator in the Molecular Medicine Program at the University, and serves at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  He oversees  NIH- and VA-funded research programs aimed at determining fundamental molecular and genetic causes of insulin resistance and related cardiovascular complications.   Dr. Graham is a board-certified Endocrinologist and Diabetologist; he trained at the Joslin Diabetes Clinic and Harvard Medical School.

Continuing Education Unit Instructions:

Continuing Education Credits are available for:
- Nurses: 1.5 hours
- Dietitians: 1 hour
- All others: 1 hour

Take the pre-test before the program and the post-test after to qualify for a certificate of your participation. Pre- and post tests will be emailed to registrants and posted on the Utah Diabetes Telehealth Series Site prior to the live event. 

RegistrationRegistration Due Date: July 13th, 2012   
Register to participate via video conference, webstream, or telephone. For groups, please designate one site coordinator to register your office/organization by the due date for either video conference, webstream or telephone participation. For those who submitted a request to be a "standing registration" from now on, you do not need to submit a registration form.  Please send any questions to Betsi Patino or Grant Sunada
The designated site coordinator will then receive the program materials by email on the Friday before the program for distribution to colleagues.  

Upcoming Diabetes Telehealth Events 
  • August 15: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and the "Weight of the Nation," presented by Dr. Brett McIff, PhD   

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