2018 IA Diabetes Summit


2018 3rd Annual Diabetes Summit

November 16, 2018

Purpose: The summit will provide an engaging forum to discuss latest practices, opportunities, resources, and tools for addressing diabetes prevention, control and management.  National, state and local experts will share innovative and best practice strategies for reducing the burden of diabetes and empowering patients and their families to live healthier lives.

Intended Audience:  public health professionals, healthcare providers such as:  physicians, nurses advance practice nurses, chiropractors, physical therapists, health coaches, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, pharmacists, diabetes prevention program facilitators, diabetes self-management education coordinators, and third- party payers.

Preliminary Agenda: 

2018 Standards of Diabetes Care

Medication Update for Diabetes Management

How Technology can assist With Successful Self-Management

Effective diabetes prevention program strategies


Featuring:  LeAnn Thieman, Inspirational Speaker, Nurse, and Co-Author, Chicken Soup books

Registrants will receive a free copy of, Balancing Life in Your War Zones: A Guide to Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health

Book Signing will be available



Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) Education Center

100 E. Grand Ave, Des Moines


CEUs: Nursing and Dietitian Continuing Ed credits available pending approval


Cost:  $35 Registration opening soon


For questions contact: Carol Hibbs carol.hibbs@ymca-ywca.org



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