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 DERC Symposium: Diabetes Care Advances for the Physician 
Presented by
Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center (DERC) at Baylor College of Medicine, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital,
 and Texas Heart Institute

Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will be available beginning Saturday, January 29th beginning at 7:30am.

Diabetes Care Advances
for the Physician:
 
From Bench to Bedside


January 29,  2011

Houston Marriott at the
Texas Medical Center

Houston, Texas 


 

View brochure for symposium

Program Overview

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, the participant should be able to:  

  • Discuss the  recent advances in obesity and diabetes research and treatment.
  • Discuss the pathogenesis and prevention of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Identify options for treatment in the patient with type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the pathogenesis and prevention of cardiovascular disease in the patient with diabetes.  

Target Audience

This course has been designed for the primary care clinician.

Program Schedule

Saturday January 29, 2011  

7:30 a.m.   Registration and Breakfast

7:55 a.m.   Introduction

8:00 a.m.   Lectures begin

9:40 a.m.   Break

12:10 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.  Lectures resume

2:40 p.m.  Break

4:40 p.m.  Adjournment

See the program brochure for presentation details.

View brochure for symposium 

Program Faculty


Program Co-Directors:

Lawrence Chan, MD
  
Professor of Medicine and Molecular and Cellular Biology,
Chief, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism,
Director, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center (DERC)
Baylor College of Medicine and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital Houston, Texas

Mandeep Bajaj, MD
Professor of Medicine and Molecular and Cellular Biology,
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism,
Baylor College of Medicine and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital Houston, Texas

Additional Faculty:

Jie Nicola Abate, MD
Professor of Medicine and Chief Endocrinology Division
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

Domenico Accili, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center
Columbia University
New York, New York  

George Eisenbarth, MD
Executive Director Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Immunology
University of Colorado Health Science Center
Denver, Colorado  

Willa Hsueh, MD
Director, Diabetes Research Center Head
Division of Diabetes, Obesity, and Lipids
Department of Medicine
The Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

Bert W. O'Malley, MD
Professor and Chair,
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Michael W. Schwartz, MD   
Professor of Medicine,
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Accreditation
 
Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

An evaluation form sent post event will provide each participant the opportunity to review the speakers, to identify educational needs, and to comment on any perceived commercial or promotional bias in the presentation.

Meeting Site and Lodging 

The symposium will be held at the The Houston Marriott, Texas Medical Center, 6580 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77030. Phone: 713-796-0080.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing by Monday, January 24, 2011 in order for a refund to be issued. A $25 processing fee will be assessed each cancellation. Refunds cannot be made for those who register but do not attend the scheduled activities. Texas Heart Institute reserves the right to cancel this activity if registration is deemed insufficient.


Registration 
Registration fee includes all course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks.

$135  Physicians
$75    Non-physicians    
$25    Others*
Free   Baylor Endocrine Faculty 
        (Endocrine Division, Baylor College of Medicine 
          and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, 
          Baylor College of Medicine)

* SLEH nurses, physician assistants, and dieticians
* Allied health professionals
* Fellows and residents (must provide a statement from their program directors regarding their status)

Online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will be available beginning Saturday, January 29th beginning at 7:30am.

 
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