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2022 CDOE Annual Symposium: A Virtual Event

  • Friday, September 23, 2022
  • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom Webex (link to follow)


(depends on selected options)

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Stay up to date on the latest in diabetes therapy and earn LIVE CE credits. This year's program features the following presentations:

"Atypical Diabetes: When and How to Diagnose MODY, LADA, and Other Types of Diabetes" 

-Miriam Udler, MD

"Social Determinants of Health and Diabetes Management: Implementing Behavioral and Social Health Interventions in Outpatient Settings"

- Stephanie Fitzpatrick, PhD 

"Assessment and Treatment of Gastroparesis" 

-Moe Schlacter, MS, RD, CDCES

"Intuitive Eating"

-Sheenagh Bodkin, MD

"Eat Well, Spend Less:  Helping Your Clients/Patients Attain a Healthy Diet on a Limited Budget"

-Heidi Hetzler, MD, RD, LDN


This symposium is being offered to provide up-to-date information on diagnosis of atypical diabetes, social determinants of health and diabetes management, assessment and treatment of gastroparesis, intuitive eating, and helping patients attain a healthy diet on a limited budget. 

Target Audience  

Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators (CDOE), registered dietitians, registered nurses, registered pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and other allied health professionals interested in the management and research of diabetes and chronic disease.

Continuing Education Credits 

This program has been submitted for 5.0 LIVE contact hours through the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD) Association. NE-MSD is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend the entire symposium and complete a written evaluation to be awarded continuing education credits. 

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The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This is a knowledge-based educational activity. Pharmacists will receive 5.0 LIVE contact hours (0.5 CEUs) for the educational activity. No partial credit is available. Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0060-9999-22-063-L01-P

Program Agenda


Atypical Diabetes: When and how to diagnose MODY, LADA, and other types of Diabetes- Miriam Udler, MD
1.     Discuss additional factors causing hyperglycemia beyond classic type 1 and type 2 diabetes
2.     Describe maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) and neonatal diabetes and learn how and why to obtain genetic testing
3.     Describe patients with latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood (LADA) and learn how to diagnosis and manage their diabetes
4. Discuss resources available for patients who have diabetes that remains “atypical” and unclassified 

Social Determinants of Health and Diabetes Management: Implementing Behavioral and Social Health Interventions in Outpatient Settings – Stephanie Fitzpatrick, PhD, ABPP

1.     Define and distinguish social determinants of health, social risks, and social needs.

2.     Explain the relationship between social needs and diabetes management.
3.     Describe approaches for implementing behavioral and social health interventions in outpatient settings to address diabetes self-management and social needs.

Assessment and Treatment of Gastroparesis- Moe Schlacter, MS, RD, LD, CDCES

1.     Discuss successful screening for diabetic gastroparesis
2.     Describe symptoms and risks of diabetic gastroparesis
3.     Describe risks and benefits of diabetic gastroparesis treatment methods
4.    Identify opportunities for future research

Intuitive Eating- Sheenagh Bodkin, MD

1.     Discuss the downfall of dieting
2.     Describe how intuitive eating can reduce A1C
3.    Discuss how to assist patients to get started with intuitive eating

Eat Well, Spend Less: Helping your Clients/Patients attain a healthy diet on a limited budget- Heidi Hetzler, MD, RD, LDN

1.     Describe how Americans’ eating habits compare to the dietary guidelines
2.     State at least 3 barriers to healthy eating that clients/patients may encounter
3.     Discuss referring clients/patients to nutrition assistance programs for which they may be eligible
4.     Discuss evidence-based nutrition education resources

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