7:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Fran E. Broyles, M.D.

8:10 a.m.

Glycemic Targets for Type 2 Diabetes: Making Sense of the Goals
Irl B. Hirsch, M.D.

9 a.m.

Diabetes in Pregnancy: Detection, Intervention, Prevention
Michael Shannon, M.D.

9:50 a.m.

Metabolic Consequences of Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Autotransplantation
R. Paul Robertson, M.D.

10:15 a.m.

Type 1 Diabetes Prevention, Research and Translation Program
William Hagopian, M.D., Ph.D.

10:40 a.m.


11 a.m.

Hands-on Instruction Workshops
11-11:45 a.m. | 11:50 a.m.-12:35 p.m.

Workshops will repeat so participants can attend both workshops.

Smoothing the Rollercoaster with Insulin Pump Therapy
Sandy Sinnes, R.N., BSN, CDE  and Thomas Kowalski, R.N., MS, CDE

Overcoming Barriers to Starting Insulin
Karen R. Harris, R.N., MSN, CDE and Julie Cantwell, R.N., BSN, CDE

12:35 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

An optional, non-accredited session will take place during the lunch break:

Diabetic Complications on the Front Line: A Physician's Personal Story
Linda Gromko, M.D.

1:15 p.m.

Method to Madness: Making Decisions Regarding Medications (How to Treat Type 2 Diabetes)
Fran E. Broyles, M.D.

2:05 p.m.

Changing Patient Behaviors
Louise Pietrafesa, MSW

2:55 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

Hands-on Instruction Workshops
3:15-4 p.m. | 4:05-4:50 p.m.

Workshops will repeat so participants can attend both workshops.

Nutrition & Exercise for Blood Sugar Regulation
Megan Ellison, MS, RD, CDE

Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Where is the Ball Going?
Kathleen Magee, R.N., BSN, CDE and Christina R. Pelto, R.N., CDE

4:50 p.m.




Description & Objectives
CME Credit
Registration Fees

Online registration is now closed. 
Walk-in registration will be available at the conference. 


Friday, November 15, 2013
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7:30 a.m.-4:50 p.m.

Auditorium and Swedish Education and Conference Center
Swedish/Cherry Hill
Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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