Today’s Highlights

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Opening Session Starts Your Morning off Right

This morning’s President’s Address followed by the Opening Session “Knowing What to Eat, Refusing to Swallow It” in Exhibit Hall F will inspire and educate you as you kick off your AADE17 journey. Join your colleagues at 7:30 am to hear AADE President Nancy D’Hondt, RPh, CDE, FAADE, share her thoughts on the state of the association followed by David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, Founding Director (1998) of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and President, American College of Lifestyle Medicine discussing ways to turn the tide on the epidemic of obesity and how to apply the skills of detecting marketing deceptions while learning to teach clients to identify and choose healthful foods.

Get your Tweets On!

Stop by Booth #1041 and learn all about how to set up your own Twitter account and use this popular social media platform to deliver patient education. Today’s class starts at 1:30 pm and is supported by Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute (JJDI).

What’s Cooking?

The Special Events Pavilion (Booth #1113) is the place to be today. WellDoc has a special presentation on a digital diabetes education and support app at 9:15 am and Heartland Foods will be cooking up a special demonstration sponsored by SPLENDA® Sweeteners with Chef Robert Lewis, The Happy Diabetic at 12:15 pm.

Exhibit Hall is Open

Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with company representatives and learn how their products and services can help you improve your patient care today from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. (Unopposed Time: 9:00 am – 9:45 am and 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm)

Don’t Miss the Top Research at Poster Sessions

Some of the best research in the field of diabetes education will be on display during the Poster Sessions in Exhibit Hall J. Posters will be displayed during exhibit hall hours. See the Onsite Meeting Guide or the AADE17 App for a listing of posters. You will also have an opportunity to meet the poster authors today between noon and 1:00 pm.

Today’s Product Theatres

For details, see the Onsite Meeting Guide, Online Planner or AADE17 Meeting App.

6:30 am – 7:15 am
PT03 MiniMed(TM) 670G System With SmartGuard (TM) HCL Technology: Driving Patient Outcomes Through Automation
Exhibit Hall – Product Theater A
Supported by Medtronic

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
PT04 Insulin Monotherapy for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Uncontrolled Blood Glucose on High Doses of Insulin
Exhibit Hall – Product Theater A
Supported by Lilly USA, LLC

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
PT05 A Patient-Centered Approach to Help Awaken a Transformation for Adults With T2DM
Exhibit Hall – Product Theater B
Supported by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Education this Evening

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Boston Scientific, “Diabetes and ED: Your Role in Helping Couples Cope – Candid Conversations with Couples Who Have Conquered ED” will familiarize educators with an interactive outline diagnostic and informational tool they can use with patients with diabetes-related Erectile Dysfunction (ED). Educators also will learn how to identify and treat ED-related emotional issues by observing three couples and an ED treatment specialist/CDE who will share their ED related experiences. This program, which begins at 6:00 pm today in the White River Ballroom A-E, Level 1 of the JW Marriott Hotel is for one continuing education credit. Light refreshments will be served.

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