The following schedule is from the 2023 program. Information on the 2024 course will be posted soon.

Thurs. Nov. 2

7:50 AM 8:00 AM Introduction and Welcome: A Collective Call to Action
COMPREHENSIVE APPROACHES TO OBESITY: BLUNTING ITS IMPACT
8:00 AM 8:29 AM Exercise: Quick and Effective In-Office Risk Assessment and Personalized “Prescription” Strategies*
Edward M. Phillips, MD
8:29 AM 9:02 AM State-of-the-Art Nutritional Approaches to Weight Management: One Size Does Not Fit All*
Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc
9:02 AM 9:15 AM Question-and-Answer Session
9:15 AM 9:30 AM Break and Guided Meditation
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Physiology of Exercise
Roeland J. Middelbeek, MD
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Complementary and Alternative Medicines for Diabetes and Obesity
Frank J. Domino, MD
10:30 AM 10:40 AM Question-and-Answer Session
10:40 AM 10:50 AM Break
10:50 AM 11:33 AM Pharmacologic Management of Obesity: When. What. How.*†
Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, FACE
11:33 AM 12:05 PM Surgical Treatment of Obesity: Techniques and Outcomes*
Souheil W. Adra, MD
12:05 PM 12:1 PM Question-and-Answer Session
12:15 PM 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM 1:45 PM Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis: Assessing Severity and Optimizing Management
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP, FRCP (London)
1:45 PM 1:50 PM Question-and-Answer Session
SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND DIABETES
1:50 PM 2:34 PM Optimal Management of Hypertension in People with Diabetes
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
2:34 PM 3:18 PM Optimal Management of Dyslipidemia in People with Diabetes
Om P. Ganda, MD, MBBS
3:18 PM 3:30 PM Question-and-Answer Session
3:30 PM 3:45 PM Break & Rejuvenation Exercises
3:45 PM 4:21 PM Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes and Chronic Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Diabetes†
Donald E. Cutlip, MD
4:21 PM 5:01 PM Diabetes and Heart Failure: Update on Management
A. Reshad Garan, MD, MS, FACC
5:01 PM 5:10 PM Break
5:10 PM 5:35 PM Common Cardiovascular Tests and Their Optimal Interpretation
Michael C. Gavin, MD, MPH, FACC
5:35 PM 5:50 PM Panel Discussion: Cardiovascular Care in People with Diabetes
A. Reshad Garan, MD, MS, FACC
Michael C. Gavin, MD, MPH, FACC
Donald E. Cutlip, MD

Fri. Nov. 3

UPDATES ON THE MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES
7:45 AM 8:35 AM Beyond Metformin: Navigating and Applying the New Guidelines and Reducing Cardiovascular Risk*†
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
8:35 AM 8:40 AM Question-and-Answer Session
8:40 AM 9:30 AM Newer Insulins and How to Use Them: A Comprehensive Primer
Richard S. Beaser, MD
9:30 AM 9:35 AM Question-and-Answer Session
9:35 AM 9:50 AM Break and Guided Meditation
9:50 AM 10:33 AM The Use of Devices for Diabetes Management*†
Anne Peters, MD
10:33 AM 10:48 AM Question-and-Answer Session
10:48 AM 10:55 AM Break
SPECIAL WORKSHOP: CHALLENGING CASES IN GLYCEMIC CONTROL
10:55 AM 12:10 PM Challenges in Optimizing Glycemic Control: An Interactive Session
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
Gillian Arathuzik, RD, LDN, CDCES
Richard S. Beaser, MD
Erin K. Martin, RN, CDCES
Alissa R. Segal, PharmD, CDCES, CDTC, FCCP
12:10 PM 12:25 PM Q&A: Medical Management of Diabetes
Faculty
12:25 PM 1:05 PM Lunch Break
1:05 PM 1:50 PM KEYNOTE: Microbiome (the Second Human Genome): What Shapes It and How It Shapes Us
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP, FRCP (London)
1:50 PM 1:55 PM Question-and-Answer Session
SPECIAL SITUATIONS
1:55 PM 2:35 PM The Challenges of Inpatient Diabetes Management and Transition to Outpatient Care*†
Lyle D. Mitzner, MD
2:35 PM 2:40 PM Question-and-Answer Session
2:40 PM 2:55 PM Break & Rejuvenation Exercises
2:55 PM 3:33 PM Managing Diabetes in the Elderly – Individualizing Care*†
Medha N. Munshi, MD
3:33 PM 4:21 PM Care for Pregnant Women and Women Planning to Become Pregnant: Screening, Risk Mitigation, Treatment, and Patient Education*†
Florence M. Brown, MD
4:21 PM 4:35 PM Question-and-Answer Session
4:35 PM 4:40 PM Break
4:40 PM 5:30 PM Disparities in Diabetes Care*
Leonor Fernandez, MD
5:30 PM 5:40 PM Question-and-Answer Session

Sat. Nov. 4

DIABETES MANAGEMENT
7:45 AM 9:00 AM Multidisciplinary Case Workshop and Panel Discussion
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
Richard S. Beaser, MD
Melanie Hoenig, MD
Robert C. Stanton, MD
Om P. Ganda, MD, MBBS
Donald E. Cutlip, MD
9:00 AM 9:15 PM Question-and-Answer Session
9:15 AM 9:30 AM Break & Guided Meditation
9:30 AM 10:00 AM Diabetes and Bone Health
Harold N. Rosen, MD
10:00 AM 10:44 AM Future Therapies for Diabetes*†
Alan Moses, MD
10:44 AM 10:55 AM Break
MICROVASCULAR DISEASE AND DIABETES
10:55 AM 11:31 AM Treating Retinopathy: Optimizing the Impact of Recent Advances
Deborah K. Schlossman, MD
11:31 AM 12:20 PM Treatment of Renal Disease: Guidance to Blunt the Impact and Slow the Progression
Robert C. Stanton, MD
12:20 PM 12:30 PM Question-and-Answer Session
12:30 PM 1:10 PM Lunch Break
THE DIABETIC FOOT
1:10 PM 1:48 PM The Foot: Damage Prevention and Treatment Options*
John M. Giurini, DPM
1:48 PM 2:11 PM Peripheral Vascular Disease: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management
David R. Campbell, MD, FRCS, FACS
2:11 PM 2:25 PM  Question-and-Answer Session
2:25 PM 2:40 PM Break & Rejuvenation Exercises
2:40 PM 3:21 PM Evaluating and Treating Neuropathies of Diabetes: 2023 Updates
Q&A
Patricia E. Greenstein, MD
SPECIAL SESSION
3:21 PM 3:35 PM Indispensable Tips for Incorporating Updates into Clinical Practice, and Closing Remarks
Faculty


Note: Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice.

This agenda was updated on 10/10/2023

*Qualifies for Risk Management Credit
†Qualifies for Pharmacology Credit
✻Optional Wellness Activity

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