JDRF PEAK Boston 2017 (Healthcare Providers)

February 10, 2017, Boston, MA
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$75

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 those with T1D who exercise or wish to exercise.

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Schedule

8 – 8:45 a.m.

CHECK IN AND REGISTRATION

8:45 – 9 a.m.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

9 – 9:40 a.m.

PEAK BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE

9:40 – 10:25 a.m.

PHYSIOLOGY

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

NUTRITION

11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

GLYCEMIC MANAGEMENT

12:25 – 1:25 p.m.

LUNCH / VENDOR FAIR

1:25 – 2:25 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION 1:
– Pump and CGM Technology
– The Recreational and Competitive/Endurance Athlete
– The Child/Adolescent Athlete
– Sports Nutrition

2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSION 2:
– Pump and CGM Technology
– The Recreational and Competitive/Endurance Athlete
– The Child/Adolescent Athlete
– Sports Nutrition

4 – 4:30 p.m.

PANEL DISCUSSION / Q&A

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.

MEETING CLOSE AND EVALUATION

Speakers

Sponsors

National Premier Sponsor

  • Novo Nordisk

Venue

Boston Marriott Copley Place

110 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
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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.

This program will be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for physicians, CDEs, nurses, pharmacists, and dieticians.  Details to follow shortly.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the environmental, dietary, physiological, and psychosocial elements that impact physical activity in people with T1D
  • Manage different types of physical activity in people with T1D
  • Develop treatment plans for patients with T1D who exercise or wish to exercise
  • Implement strategies to ensure safe exercise in people with T1D through:
    a. Understanding appropriate nutritional requirements for each patient
    b. Educating patients on optimal insulin management to minimize risk of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia

The RSVP deadline is Tuesday, February 7. For questions or more information please contact Lauren Shields at 781-431-0700 or lshields@jdrf.org.

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Event Contact

Lauren Shields
781-431-0700 | lshields@jdrf.org