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JDRF PEAK Baltimore 2017 (Healthcare Providers)
Fri, April 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
The type 1 diabetes (T1D) Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) program is a unique outreach initiative to increase education on the management of physical activity for individuals living with T1D. Its goal is to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community.
Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Diabetes Educators, Endocrinologists and other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with T1D who exercise or wish to exercise.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the environmental, dietary, physiological, and psychosocial elements that impact physical activity in people with T1D
- Manage different types of physical activity in people with T1D
- Develop treatment plans for patients with T1D who exercise or wish to exercise
- Implement strategies to ensure safe exercise in people with T1D through:
1. Understanding appropriate nutritional requirements for each patient
2. Educating patients on optimal insulin management to minimize risk of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
For questions or more information please contact Carrie Zager, Senior Outreach Manager, at 202.469.6978 or email@example.com.
AGENDA: (Download the agenda and program descriptions.)
8:00 - 8:45 AM
8:45 - 9:00 AM
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
9:00 – 9:40 AM
PEAK BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE
9:40 – 10:25 AM
10:25 – 10:45 AM
10:45 – 11:30 AM
11:30 – 12:25 PM
12:25 – 1:25 PM
1:25 – 2:25 PM
BREAKOUT SESSION 1:
The Recreational and Competitive/Endurance Athlete
The Child/Adolescent Athlete
2:25 – 2:45 PM
2:45 – 3:45 PM
BREAKOUT SESSION 2:
Pump and CGM Technology
3:45 – 4:00 PM
4:00 – 4:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION / Q&A
4:30 – 4:45 PM
MEETING CLOSE AND EVALUATION
FEATURED SPEAKERS: (UPDATED AS OF 4/11/17)
Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D.
JDRF’s chief mission officer, Dr. Kowalski combines his professional experience as a scientist with his personal experience of living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to help guide and champion JDRF’s programs focused on creating a world without T1D. Dr. Kowalski, an internationally recognized expert in diabetes technologies, is a leader of JDRF’s Artificial Pancreas Research Project, a multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the progress toward automated insulin-delivery systems. He has authored numerous articles on T1D research and was a coauthor of the landmark study in The New England Journal of Medicine that revealed the effectiveness of continuous glucose monitors in T1D management.
Iñigo San Millán, Ph.D.
Iñigo San Millán, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Director of the Sports Performance Program at the CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center in Boulder, Colorado. Dr. Millán is an internationally renowned applied physiologist having worked for the past 20 years for many professional teams and elite athletes worldwide across multiple sports like running, football, soccer, basketball, rowing, triathlon, swimming, Olympics and cycling including eight Pro Cycling Teams. He has also been a consultant in exercise physiology and sports medicine to international organizations like the U.S. Olympic Committee and the International Cycling Union.