2017 PEAK Program – Eastern Pennsylvania- Health Care Providers

December 1, 2017, King of Prussia, PA
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

$100- $150

The type 1 diabetes (T1D) Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) program is a unique outreach initiative to increase education on the management of physical activity for individuals living with T1D. Its goal is to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community. Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Diabetes Educators, Endocrinologists and other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with T1D who exercise or wish to exercise.

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Venue

CROWNE PLAZA KING OF PRUSSIA

260 Mall Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

o Describe the environmental, dietary, physiological, and psychosocial elements that impact physical activity in people with T1D
o Manage different types of physical activity in people with T1D
o Develop treatment plans for patients with T1D who exercise or wish to exercise
o Implement strategies to ensure safe exercise in people with T1D through:
Understanding appropriate nutritional requirements for each patient
Educating patients on optimal insulin management to minimize risk of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
Please click here for more information about CEU/CE credits that will be offered at this program.

Event Contact

CarlaAnn Henry
610-227-0361 | chenry@jdrf.org