2018 IA Diabetes Summit

The 3rd Annual Diabetes Summit is being held November 16 in Des Moines.

Registration: Online registration is open until November 9.
The cost per individual is $35.00 and will cover lunch, summit facilitation and materials. 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 by author LeAnn Thieman.

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, 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.

CEUs: Nurses: IBON provider #94 awards up to 4.75 contact hours for this event. All sessions must be attended in full. No partial credit will be issued. Dietitians: Commission on Dietetic Registration CPEUs Hours Approved 5.0, Level 2

Agenda: Check-in for the summit begins at 8:00 am and the summit will adjourn at 4:30 pm on November 16. There will be three general sessions and participants have the opportunity to attend two of four offered breakout sessions. For a more detailed agenda, click here.

Venue: The summit will be held at the IHA Conference Center located at 100 East Grand Avenue in Des Moines. The designated parking is accessed via Des Moines Street on the North West side of the building. The parking gates will be raised for the event and it is free to use for IHA Conference Center guests. For more information about the venue, click here.

We have room blocks at two nearby hotels. To make a reservation, call the reservation line below and reference the corporate ID.
[one_half]Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown
201 E Locust St, Des Moines
Rate: $129 per night + taxes
Telephone: 1-877-238-8889
Corporate ID: 786828419[/one_half][one_half]
Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown
101 E Locust, Des Moines
Rate: $139 per night + taxes
Telephone: 515-244-1700
Corporate ID: 560001333
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Speakers:[table id=2 /]

Sponsors and Support[one_half]American Diabetes Association
Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health
Clinical Health Coach
Community Health Partners, LLC
Iowa Alliance of YMCAs[/one_half][one_half]Iowa Department of Public Health
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
Midwestern Public Health Training Center
Telligen[/one_half]

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received in writing or by email on or before November 9, 2018 will receive a full refund less a $10 service fee. Cancellations after November 9, 2018 will not be eligible for a refund. In lieu of cancellation, another representative from your organization may attend in your place by notifying the Carol Hibbs. All changes and cancellations must be in writing and emailed to Carol Hibbs, registration officer, at carol.hibbs@ymca-ywca.org.

The program is supported, in part, by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6H831688, Public Health Service Act Public Health Training Centers. The information or contents and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

The program is supported, in part, by the Iowa Department of Public Health (supported by Cooperative Agreements DP004807 and DP006514) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Presentations are the responsibility of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Laurie Walkner in advance at 319-335-6836.