Exploring the Fundamentals of Diabetes

St. Joseph’s Diabetes Education Centre presents the Fundamentals of Diabetes. This annual spring workshop will take place on Friday May 3, 2019. 

Registration has closed for this event.

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019 from 7:45am – 3:45pm
Location: Hellenic Community Centre, North Room, 133 Southdale Rd. W. London, Ontario (get directions)
Who should attend: Any health care or community care provider who wants to learn about diabetes care. RNs, PSWs, NPs, RPNs, RDs, Mental Health Workers, LTC workers, and pharmacists.
Cost: $65 includes light breakfast, lunch, nutrition breaks, and resource materials. No refunds after April 19, 2019.
Contact: Janine Mathyssen  519 646-6100 ext. 68208 Janine.Mathyssen@sjhc.london.on.ca
Interested sponsors can also support this event.


0745 - Registration & Breakfast          
0825 - Introduction
0830 - Pathophysiology, Hypoglycemia and Driving Guidelines presented by Mary Biro, RN, CDE
0900 - Almost Everything you Wanted to know about Diabetes Drugs presented by David Leeson, Pharmacist, CDE
1015 - Nutrition and Activity Break
1030 - Diabetes and Kidney Disease presented by Dr. Louise Moist MD, FRCPC, MSc
1130 - Lunch
1230 - Tips and Tricks for Insulin Administration and Titration presented by Brooke Asfaha NP-PHC, MS, CDE
1330 - Checking and Injecting Workshop
1415 - Nutrition and Activity Break
1430 - Introduction to Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes presented by Dr. Deric Morrison MD, MHPE, FRCPC Associate Professor of Medicine, Western University.
1530 - Wrap-up & Evaluations along with door prize draw

*Copies of presentations and handouts will be accessible online only

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