2017 JDRF PEAK Program – Healthcare Providers

February 24, 2017, Chicago, IL
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The JDRF Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) program is an innovative, unique outreach initiative to help increase education on effective management of physical activity for individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Its goal is to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community. The JDRF PEAK program is available to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, diabetes educators and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with T1D who exercise or wish to exercise. Continuing education credits are not available for the PEAK Program at this time. We apologize for this last minute change. As a result, the program will be offered at no cost and any paid registrations will be refunded.

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Schedule

9:00 AM - Welcome and Introduction

9:15 AM - PEAK Background and Rationale

10:00 AM - Physiology

11:00 AM - Nutrition

11:45 AM - Glycemic Management

1:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 PM - Breakout Session #1

  • The Recreational, Competitive, and Elite Athlete
  • The Child/Adolescent Athlete

3:15 PM - Breakout Session #2

  • Pump and Technology
  • Sports Nutrition

4:15 PM - Panel Discussion (Q&A)

4:45 PM - Meeting Close and Evaluation

Speakers

Venue

McCormick Place Convention Center

McCormick Place Convention Center is Chicago’s largest meeting space. Situated along Lake Michigan it offers beautiful views, ample parking, and hotel accommodations at the adjacent Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel.

The event will be held on Level 1 of the South Building.

2301 S Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
Directions

More Info

Friday, February 24, 2017 | Healthcare Providers
Saturday, February 25, 2017 | Patients and Caregivers
McCormick Place Convention Center – South Building

PEAK is supported by a grant from Novo Nordisk A/S

Nutritional Information for the event can be found here.

Continuing education credits are not available for the PEAK Program at this time. We apologize for this last minute change. As a result, the program will be offered at no cost and any paid registrations will be refunded.

Questions, or for more information, please contact Christine Bissler at 312-423-7198 or cbissler@jdrf.org.

Event Contact

Christine Bissler | Director of Community Engagement
312-423-7198 | cbissler@jdrf.org