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2012 Diabetes Annual Professional Conference


Speakers and Presentations

Presentations will be linked below post-conference.

Elliot Brinton

Keynote - 
Dyslipidemia Management: State of the art 2013 

MD, FAHA, FNLA. Diplomate American Board of Clinical Lipidology - Director of Atherometabolic Research, Utah Foundation for Biomedical Research, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Norman Campbell

Home Blood Pressure Measurement; The Impact of Improved Blood Pressure Control

MD, FRCPC – Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology, Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

F. Douglas Carr

Opportunities to Promote Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Within the Patient Centered Medical Home

MD, MMM, FACP – Medical Director, Education & System Initiatives, Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana

Alice Lichenstein

Healthy Aging: Approaches to reduce chronic disease risk

DSc – Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy, Friedman School; Director and Senior Scientist, Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts

John Porcari

Current Concepts of Exercise Prescription for Aerobic and Resistance Training

PhD, RCEP, FACSM, MAACVPR - Professor, Department of Exercise and Sports Science - University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Christopher Sorli

Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity: Evolving treatment strategies

MD, PhD – Chair, Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana

Randal Thomas

Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Health Disease: What works?

MD, MS – Director, Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Brenda Thompson

Current Management of Advanced Heart Failure

MS, CNS, APRN, CCRN, FAHA – Clinical Nurse Specialist, Heart Failure Disease Management Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Evelyn Tribole

Plenary:
What Every Health Professional Needs to Know About Intuitive Eating 

MS, RD Consulting Nutritionist, Newport Beach, California

Elizabeth Venditti

Prevailing Trends in Behavior Therapy, Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance

PhD – Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director, Lifestyle Resource Core, Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania