Agenda Obesity and Diabetes Care 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

7:30 a.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast, View Exhibits and Posters

7:50 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD

MORNING: Managing Obesity and Diabetes Prevention Session

8 a.m.

Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP): Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems (CMS) Payment Models

Jeffrey Sandler, MD

8:30 a.m.

Influence of the Microbiome on Body Weight Regulation

Rob Knight, PhD

9:15 a.m.

Psychological Support Mechanisms for Obesity

Jennifer Shapiro, PhD

10 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Medication Update and Emerging Treatments for Obesity

Raymond Plodkowski, MD

11:15 a.m.

Panel Session


Lunch & View Exhibits and Posters

AFTERNOON: Managing Diabetes through Technology and Newest Therapeutic Options

1:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Hypoglycemia & Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

Maire Robacker, RN, CDE

New Oral Agents and Non-Insulin Injectables: Options, Sequence and Combinations

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD

The New Face of Insulin Options: Ultra Long, Fast and Concentrated

Tamara Finger, CNS

2:30 p.m.

Break & View Exhibits and Posters

3 p.m.

Panel Discussion Painting a Picture-Beyond Basal Insulin: Treatment Intensification Options

Amy Chang, MD, Tamara Finger, CNS, Matt Levine, MD and Maire Robacker, RN, CDE

5-6 p.m.

Evening Community Open Forum & Directors’ Poster Session

Saturday, October 22, 2016

8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast, View Exhibits and Posters

MORNING: It’s Not Just Glucose-Managing Comorbid Conditions

8:30 a.m.

Cardiology-Emerging Risk Factors and Therapeutic Options-Lp(a) and PCSK9 Inhibitors

Sotirios Tsimikas, MD

9:10 a.m.

Nephrology-Diabetes Management in Renally Compromised Patients

Kumar Sharma, MD

9:50 a.m.

Q & A Panel Session

10:15 a.m.

Break and View Exhibits and Posters

10:45 a.m.

Neurology-Pain Management in Diabetes

Emily Rubenstein Engel, MD

11:25 a.m.

What is Really Happening in Those Feet! Diagnosing and Treating Peripheral Vascular Disease in Diabetes

James Longobardi, DPM, Marc Sedwitz, MD

12:30 p.m.

Lunch & View Exhibits and Posters

AFTERNOON: Emerging Hot Topics from 2016 Scientific Sessions

1:30 p.m.

  • Hi/Low Glycemic Index Foods
  • Exercise Effects on Glucose
  • Diabetes Distress
  • Is there an App for It?
  • Gestational DM Prevention
  • Artificial Pancreas
  • Cardiovascular Outcomes Studies
  • Insulin Outcomes Trials

3:30 p.m.

Final Adjournment