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Professional Calendar of Events

 

Date Event

Location and Details

February 2024
23 -24

11th Annual Peter Munk Cardiovascular Symposium

Highlighting the integrative approach to cardiovascular health and patient care, sessions will share the latest clinical research relevant to relevant interventional radiology, cardiac surgery, rehabilitation, pharmacology, and primary care. Early bird registration fees end February 1st.

Click here for the agenda

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Braum & Bluma Appel Salon

Toronto Reference Library

789 Younge St, Toronto

28

IDHC Head Office Open House

IDHC is re-starting in-person services, such as foot screens, eye screens, Elder consultations, reflexology, education, nutrition and more. Attend the information and celebratory Open House, featuring:

  • Dedication of the Foot Care Treatment and Elder Treatment Rooms
  • Words from esteemed Niagara Indigenous organizational leaders
  • Facility Tours
  • Foot care kits, diabetes education packages and giveaways
  • Nutritious Indigenous snacks and appetizers

For more information contact Kathleen LaForme at [email protected] or 905-388-6010 or Georgia Baum (Retired Nurse) Client Services Nurse at [email protected] or 289-407-6934

Click here to register

Feb 28, 2024

9:00am-4:00pm

3250 Schmon Pkwy

#1B Thorold, Ontario

L2V4Y6

March 2024
1

BBDC Advances in Diabetes Care - Embracing the Present and Anticipating the Future

Hosted by Banting and Best Diabetes Centre, University of Toronto

Expert speakers will showcase ground-breaking strides in diabetes care — from advances in drug development to opportunities for artificial intelligence. Together, we'll learn how we can improve diabetes management and treatment. Early bird registration fee ends Feburary 1st.

Click here for the agenda

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Braum & Bluma Appel Salon

Toronto Reference Library

789 Younge St, Toronto

5

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes CDE Exam Preparation Session #1

All About the Numbers

Learn tips on how to prepare for the exam.  Review definitions, diagnosis criteria, screening algorithms, risk reduction strategies, glycemic targets/monitoring recommendations, hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia emergencies.  (Covering Clinicial Practice Guideline chapters 3-5, 8-9, 12, 14-15)

Click here for more information on sessions

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Virtual Session

(Zoom)

2-4 pm

6

Sustaining Change: Self-Management Education Day for Healthcare Professionals

Sustained Behaviour Change - Dr. Michael Vallis PhD. R. Psych        9am-12:00 pm

-Learn how to establish a change-based relationship with your clients

-Determine and promote readiness to change specific behaviours

Empathic Strain - Megan Mills, Canadian Mental Health Association   1-4 pm

-Learn more about empathic strain and its impact on your well-being 

-Learn how to include self-care and resilience strategies into your workplace to prevent burnout

Call to register: 1-866-337-3318

Virtual Workshop (Zoom)

9-4 pm

26

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes CDE Exam Preparation Session #2

Lifestyle and Mental Health Recommendations

Review physical activity, nutrition, smoking cessation, diabetes & driving, new mental health recommendations as well as self management strategies.  (Covering Clinical Practice Guideline chapters 6-7, 10-11, 17-18 and 21)

Click here for more information on sessions

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Virtual Session

(Zoom)

2-4 pm

April 2024
4-5

Charles H Best Diabetes Centre - The State of the Art Management of T1D in Adults 

Thursday April 4th, 2024, pre-conference activities (in person only) include the Presenting Sponsor Dinner event by Dexcom.  In addition, we are offering registration for the Fundamentals of Type 1 workshop from 1:00 - 4:00 pm, where you will learn key elements of clinical practice from Best Centre educators. Topics will include: diagnosis, complications, approaches to care and pumps/sensors management.

Full day conference Friday April 5, 2024.

Click here to register - early bird rate until March 3, 2024

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre

( In-person or virtual)

11-13

Obesity and Diabetes 24 Update

Obesity Update Congress 24 (April 11) - Access to the latest knowledge in obesity, foster connections, facilitate learning, and contribute to a healthier future for all patients

Click here for the agenda

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Diabetes Update Congress 24 (April 12-13) - Review new evidence in the field of diabetes management, understand strategies for prevention and management of diabetes complications, incorporating diabetes technologies into clinical practice and understand the current activities of the National Indigenous Diabetes Association

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InterContinental Toronto Centre
225 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 2X3

(In-person or virtual)

16

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes CDE Exam Preparation Session #3

Pharmacotherapy and Diabetes Complications/Co-morbidities

Review current medication treatment options/dose adjustments, dyslipidemia, hypertension, heart disease, kidney disease, retinopathy, neuropathy, foot care and sexual dysfunction

(Covering Clinical Practice Guideline chapters 13, 19-20, 22-33)

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Virtual Session

(Zoom)

2-4 pm

May 2024
4

Healthy Heart Day 2024

Join us here to stream or watch on TV on Rogers Cable 20 Waterloo Region

The mission of Healthy Heart Day is to create a community of Heart Heroes — uniting people from all walks of life who will take action to live longer, better, heart-healthy lives. So how can you be a Heart Hero? It’s really about asking yourself, your loved ones and others around your community: “What can I do right now to look after my heart … and your heart?”

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Virtual Event

May 4th 9:00am-12:00pm

7 Waterloo Wellington Diabetes CDE Exam Preparation Session #4

Special Populations

Review recommendations for diabetes in pregnancy, diabetes in indigenous peoples, older adults, pediatrics and in-hospital management.  (Covering Clinical Practice Guideline chapters 16, 34-38)

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Virtual Session

(Zoom)

2-4 pm

 

 


 

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