Obesity Pharmacotherapy

Dr. Scott Kahan will bring his expertise in clinical medicine and public health to lead a robust discussion around weight and wellness. In addition to training and certification in medicine and obesity treatment, Dr. Kahan is certified as a nutritionist by the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists. Learn more about how obesity pharmacotherapy, along with lifestyle interventions, can be of benefit in the treatment of obesity.

Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Sheela N. Magge is dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with obesity, prediabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and type 2 diabetes. Join her interactive, case-based discussion in youth with these health concerns as well as the associated cardiovascular implications. She will share her expertise relative to how differences in body composition can modify cardiovascular risk.

Addressing the Underlying Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

There are several modifiable risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Dr. Holliday, CDC’s Director of the Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT), will share what DDT is doing to expand efforts to prevent type 2 diabetes. In addition, Dr. Holliday will discuss DDT’s work to address social and structural determinants of health that lead to diabetes-related health disparities.

Expert Huddle: Tackling Obesity Now (Speaker Roundtable)

Expert Huddle: Tackling Obesity Now (Speaker Roundtable)

Hope for Tomorrow (Call to Action)

Hope for Tomorrow (Call to Action)

Product Theater: Find the Clue to a Treatment Option for Type 2 Diabetes

SPONSORED BY NOVO NORDISK Do you hold the key? Plan to attend our presentation and interactive Escape the Room virtual challenge to find your way out. Please join our program where we will evaluate the efficacy and safety profile of a once-daily GLP-1 RA, from a head-to-head trial vs a DPP-4i in adult patients with T2D. Review important details for proper handling, dosing, and administration of GLP-1 RA for improving glycemic control. The 20-minute presentation will be followed by an interactive Escape the Room virtual activity which will incorporate a series of puzzles that Healthcare Providers will solve using clues and hints to test their knowledge and successfully “escape the room.” LEARN MORE [https://ada.broadcastmed.io/ada/live/24/page/175]

Nutrition Health in Young Women with Diabetes

Amanda Kirpitch describes herself as a warm, compassionate, nutritionist and CDCES, with a wealth of experience. Learn what you need to know from her experience collaborating with young women to make effective and lifelong commitments to healthy eating.

Women and Diabetes: Boomers & Beyond

Dr. Scott Pilla brings his experience in aging adults to a discussion that focuses on women with diabetes and their needs. A case-based discussion will bring insight into considerations for women as they age to help inform diabetes care and education strategies.

Cardiovascular Health in Women with Diabetes

Dr. Gretchen Wells is a cardiologist with specialty in women’s health. She will discuss her experience working with women who have diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Gain a heartwarming understanding around care and education to best care for and educate women with diabetes who are at higher risk for cardiovascular disorders.

Eye Health in Women with Diabetes

An ophthalmologist and retinal specialist, Dr. Cindy Cai, will enlighten the audience on care for women with diabetes and their eyes across the lifespan. She will focus on diabetes and times when eye care and education may need to be modified based on life occurrence and clinical judgment.