Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition

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 Thank you for attending
The Seventh Annual Diabetes Symposium of Wisconsin
The Italian Community Center, Milwaukee, WI
May 15th-16th, 2014

 

Featured Speakers & Titles

Hyperglycemic Control in Intensive Care Settings
Ramin Alemzadeh, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
  Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Basic Science and its Applications: The Use of Stem Cells for an in vitro Model of Human Diseases
Zeljko J. Bosnjak, PhD, FAHA

Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology
Vice Chair for Research
  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Why Don't My Beta Cells Like Fat?
John A. Corbett, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry
  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Technology in Diabetes: Update on Pumps, CGM's and the Artificial Pancreas
Rosanna Fiallo-Scharer, MD

Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Program Director, Diabetes, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Member, Children's Specialty Group
  Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Eat Better, Live Better
Robert Gleeson, MD, FACP

Program Director, Executive Health Program; Director, Lipid and Prevention Clinic
  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Diabetes Care in the Geriatric Population: An Update on Evidence and Guidelines
Elbert S. Huang, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Director
Section of General Internal Medicine
  The University of Chicago, IL

Cellular Dysfunctions in Metabolic Syndrome: Mechanisms and Management
Ishwarlal (Kenny) Jialal, MD, PhD

Distinguished Professor Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine
(Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism)
  University of California, Davis Medical Center, CA

Interrogating the Regenerative Capacity of Pancreatic Islets
Jake A. Kushner, MD

McNair Medical Institute Scholar
Chief of Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

Medications to Treat Type 2 Diabetes: Oldies but Goodies and the New Kids on the Block
Steven B. Magill, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine
  Community Memorial Medical Commons, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease: Macrovascular Concerns
David S. Marks, MD, MBA
Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Division of Cardiology
  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Case Studies in Medication Management of Type 2 Diabetes
Melissa Meredith, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
  University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Year in Review
Shailendra B. Patel, MD, PhD

Professor, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Clinical Nutrition
  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism in Diabesity
Hershel Raff, PhD

Professor, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition,
Director of Endocrine Research Laboratory, St. Luke's Medical Center
  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism in Diabesity
Shailendra B. Patel, MD, PhD

Professor, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Clinical Nutrition
  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Approaches to Supporting Diabetes Self-Management in Underserved Populations
Lisa K. Sharp, MA, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Section on Health Promotion Research
  University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Program Information
This is a two day program with the specific purpose of increasing education and knowledge of all aspects of endocrine clinical practice and research. This symposium consists of medical lectures given by healthcare professionals on topics related to Diabetes Updates. This course is designed for primary care physicians, adult & pediatric endocrinologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, dieticians, physician assistants, fellows, residents, and medical students.

Program Objectives
This conference is designed to:

  • Improve diabetes care by identifying and expounding evidence-based advances in management.
  • Outline the areas that are at the outer limits of current knowledge and define our limitations.
  • Improve Management and knowledge of drugs and therapy, using well-controlled trial data.
  • Gain further knowledge about the scientific knowledge of the pathophysiological processes involved in diabetes

Planning Committee Members
Chair: Shailendra Patel, MD, PhD, Professor, Endocrinology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Staff Attending, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee Wisconsin
Committee Members:
Ramin Alemzadeh, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nancy Havas, MD, Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
Debra Warpechowski, Division of Endocrinology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Susan Hjesland, Associate Director, American Diabetes Association

Location Information
Italian Community Center, 631 East Chicago Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Italian Community Center is located near Lake Michigan in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Located only three blocks from downtown Milwaukee, the Italian Community Center is easily accessible from I-794, one block west of Henry W. Maier Festival Park. For more information, please call (414) 223-2800 or visit their website at: http://www.italianconference.com/

Lodging
If you require lodging, please feel free to contact any of the conveniently located hotels listed below. There are several other hotels to chose from in the downtown area not far from the Italian Community Center. Please visit www.downtownmilwaukeehotels.com for more information. Attendees are responsible for all travel, hotel arrangements, and expenses.

Hotel Metro
411 East Mason Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-272-1937

The Pfister Hotel
424 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-273-8222

InterContinental Milwaukee
139 East Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-935-5943

Directions
If you need more specific driving directions, please click on the link to MapQuest.

Designation of Credit
ACCME Accreditation:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals: The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 14.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

AAFP Credit Designation: This live activity, The Seventh Annual Diabetes Symposium of Wisconsin, with a beginning date of May 15, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Questions?
If you have any questions regarding the symposium, please contact Debra Warpechowski at 414-955-6724 or via email at dwarpech@mcw.edu.

 

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