Start each day with groundbreaking thought leaders as part of the AADE16 General Sessions.
|FRIDAY: EVAN M. BENJAMIN, MD, FACP|
|Senior VP, Quality and Population Health, and Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Diabetes Management in the Era of Healthcare Transformation – Opportunities for Innovation
Dr. Benjamin will detail how healthcare delivery, including the services of diabetes educators, must change and evolve to adapt to new models of care and payment systems. He’ll share his optimistic vision for the future of healthcare delivery.
|SATURDAY: DAN THURMON|
|Author and Peak Performance Expert
Embracing Change — Off Balance on Purpose
Thurmon will share how the pursuit of perfect balance puts you out of sync with reality. Top performers must be off balance because forward progress begins by leaning into the uncertainty and launching into the unknown.
|SUNDAY: DONNA RYAN, MD|
|Professor and Associate Executive Director for Clinical Research at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center and The Obesity Society Fellow
Obesity Management in Diabetes Care and Education: Explore Our Current and Future Armamentarium
Dr. Ryan will explore the current evidence-based guidelines for overweight and obesity treatments. She’ll then discuss how diabetes educators can integrate today’s tools into the care continuum of people with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.
|MONDAY: PANEL DISCUSSION
Join our experts as they bring a global perspective to the discussion of the critical issues and novel treatments that are a part of diabetes care.
|STEVEN V. EDELMAN, MD
Founder and Director, Taking Control of Your Diabetes
|JAMES R. GAVIN III, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer and CEO, Healing Our Village, Inc.
|VIRGINIA VALENTINE, APRN-CNS, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sage Specialty Care