Exploring the Fundamentals of Diabetes

St. Joseph’s Diabetes Education Centre Annual Spring Workshop

Who should attend?

  • Any health care or community care provider who wants to learn about diabetes care (e.g., RNs, PSWs, NPs, RPNs, RDs, mental health workers, LTC workers & pharmacists).


  • $65: includes breakfast, lunch, nutrition breaks & resource materials. Sorry, no refunds after May 15, 2020.


  • Contact: Janine Mathyssen 
  • @email
  • Phone: 519-646-6000 ext. 68208


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0745   Registration & Breakfast
0825   Introduction

0830   Diabetes Medications: What is new and emerging? David Leeson, Pharmacist, CDE

0930   Obesity Physiology and Bariatric Surgery, Tayyab Khan MD, MPH, FRCP(C), Dip ABOM and Katrina Kermer  BASc., RD 

1030    Nutrition and Activity Break

1045    Diabetes Technology: pumps, sensors, reports, Valerie Lammers RD, CDE and Mary Biro RN , CDE     

1145   Lunch 

1245    Supportive Nutrition Counselling, Annie Kudirka RD, CDE  and Andrea Langley RD, CDE

1330    Q&A Panel 

1415    Nutrition and Activity Break

1430    Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes, Kate Gratton RN (EC), MN 

1545    Checking and Injecting Workshop

*Presentations and handouts will be accessible online only* 

Please register by May 15, 2020. 

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