PEAK - Health Care Providers - Wisconsin 2017
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:
Understand appropriate nutritional requirements for each patient
Educate patients on optimal insulin management to minimize risk of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
These international, national, and local experts will be on hand to discuss safe T1D management during exercise:
- Anne L. Peters: MD, professor at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and the Director of the USC Clinical Diabetes Programs.
- Joseph (Joe) Henske: MD, FACE, is a full-time clinical endocrinologist and the endocrine department chair at DuPage Medical Group, a physician-owned organization of 550+ physicians located in suburban Chicago.
- Becky Sulik: RDN, LD, CDE, Past Chair, Nutrition Services Payment Committee; Director of Education Rocky Mountain Diabetes & Osteoporosis Center. She has had type 1 diabetes for over 30 years.
- Jacqui Moran: BSc (Hons) RD,Sports nutritionist. Diabetes Specialist Dietitian at NHS. Location: United Kingdom.
PEAK is supported by a grant from Novo Nordisk A/S.
Is there a cost?
This program is accredited by The American Academy of CME (for physicians, nurses, dieticians, and pharmacists) and a fee of $100 will be charged for your participation. Payments by check can be sent to the Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 3333 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 107, Wauwatosa, WI 53222.
What are my parking options getting to the event?
Country Springs Hotel & Conference Center has ample parking in their lots. Please enter through the main entrance of the Country Springs Hotel. Registration will be in the lobby.
What can I bring into the event?
It would be helpful to bring additional note paper and pens. Materials will be handed out as well.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact Sandy Lange with any questions or concerns: firstname.lastname@example.org; direct office 414-203-5527; or cell 262-780-0100.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You do not need to bring a printed ticket to the PEAK registration desk.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
It is always helpful to expedite registration if the information gathered is correct, although we welcome anyone who wishes to attend! Registration volunteers will be happy to update the information for you.