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Diabetes Update 2014

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Harold Hamm Diabetes Center’s premier annual professional education event



Information below pertains to our 2013 event. Mark your calendar for Oct. 31, and watch this page for 2014 event info.

Keynote speakers from Diabetes Update 2013

Dietitian and bestselling author Hope Warshaw and the University of Minnesota’s Dr. John Bantle were keynote speakers for Diabetes Update 2013. Click image for the photo album on Facebook.

Get a printable Diabetes Update brochure with registration form

Presented by Harold Hamm Diabetes Center; co-provided by University of Oklahoma College of Medicine | University of Oklahoma College of Nursing | University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy

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Diabetes Update is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, dietitians and other healthcare providers with a diverse case mix that includes patients with diabetes. Through case studies and lectures, the program promotes excellence in care and conveys up-to-date best practice strategies and information integral to the effective management of diabetes.

This fast-paced course employs an audience-response system whereby speakers interact with participants, reinforcing their retention of key learning objectives.


CE/CNE/CME/ACPE credit is available to qualifying participants. See details and course objectives

7:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits
7:50 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Presenter TBA
8:00 KEYNOTE I: Weight Loss Strategies as Primary Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Medical and Surgical Approaches
John Bantle, M.D.
9:00 Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease: The Heart of the Matter
Mazen Abu-Fadel, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.
10:00 Break and Exhibits
10:15 KEYNOTE II: Nutrition Potpourri from Research to Practical
Hope Warshaw, M.M.Sc., R.D., L.D., C.D.E., B.C.-A.D.M.
11:15 Gastroparesis and Diabetes: Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Management
Phillip B. Miner, Jr., M.D.
12:15 p.m.  Lunch and Exhibits
1:00  Diagnosis and Treatment of Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy in the Patient with Type 1 Diabetes
David Jelley, M.D., and Amy Puls, R.D., L.D., C.S.P., C.N.S.C., C.D.E.
2:00 Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Niyaz Gosmanov, M.D., C.D.E.
Break and Exhibits
3:30 Diabetes-Related Foot Disorders
Kiersten Weber, D.P.M.
4:30 – 4:45
Closing and Clinical Pearls
James Lane, M.D.

Dr. John Bantle photo


Professor of Medicine; Director, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN | Background and CV


Consultant, Hope Warshaw Associates, L.L.C. | Author of The Complete Guide to Carb Counting, Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy, and seven other bestselling books on diabetes nutrition management and healthy eating. | Website



Mazen Abu-Fadel, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I., Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Cath; Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City

Niyaz Gosmanov, M.D., C.D.E., Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Director, Diabetes Center, VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City

David Jelley, M.D., Hille Chair in Diabetes and Director of Tulsa Programs, Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa

James Lane, M.D., Professor, Endocrinology and Diabetes Section, Harold Hamm Chair in Clinical Diabetes Research, Director of Adult Clinical Programs, Harold Hamm Diabetes Center- Oklahoma City, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Phillip B. Miner, Jr., M.D., President and Medical Director, Oklahoma Foundation for Digestive Research, Oklahoma City

Amy Puls, R.D., L.D., C.S.P., C.N.S.C., C.D.E., Diabetes Educator, Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, Tulsa

Kiersten Weber, D.P.M., Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, Oklahoma City


Participant: $245
OU Employee: $125
Fellow/Resident: $75
Student: $30

Employees and students must provide ID numbers and bring ID to event.

15% GROUP DISCOUNT: Five or more participants from the same organization/employer may register for $208 each. All group members must register at the same time. Discounts cannot be applied retroactively. Group discount not available to OU employees, fellows, residents or students.

Pre-registration is now closed, but walk-up registrations will be accepted at no additional charge.


Reed Center exterior photoReed Conference Center | 5800 Will Rogers Road (I-40 at Sooner Road) | Midwest City, OK 73110 | (405) 741-7333 | Website | Map

A block of rooms is reserved at the Sheraton Hotel at the rate of $104 per night (plus taxes and fees). Click here to reserve a room now, or call 888-627-8566 and identify the meeting as Diabetes Update. The Hotel is attached to the Reed Center via indoor walkway.

Sheraton Midwest City Hotel | 5750 Will Rogers Road (I-40 at Sooner Road) | Midwest City, OK  73110 | 888-627-8566

FREE PARKING is plentiful on-site with easy access to I-40.

PLEASE BRING A JACKET OR SWEATER, as it is difficult to provide a classroom temperature that is comfortable for everyone.

AMERICANS WITH DISABLITIES ACT: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Please notify us if you have any special needs. For accommodations on the basis of disability, call Christy Olson at (405) 271-7000, ext. 31088.

Get a printable Diabetes Update brochure with registration form

ATTENDEE CANCELATION POLICY: A full refund, less $25 administrative costs, will be made upon written request prior to Oct. 25, 2013; no refunds after Oct. 25, 2013.


There is limited space available for exhibitors at Diabetes Update 2013. Exhibit table locations will be assigned in the order registrations are received, with prime locations going first. Exhibitor fee includes one 6- to 8-foot draped and skirted table, refreshments and lunch for up to two people. If you bring display items, please confine your materials to a total width of 8 feet. Limit one table per exhibitor. Electricity is available for a small surcharge. The venue opens at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1. Exhibits may be set up and taken down anytime the day of the program; however, the exhibit area is a public hallway, and security is not provided.
Exhibitor Registration Form

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Harold Hamm Diabetes Center | Phone: (405) 271-7000 ext.31088 | Fax: (405) 271-7014 | christine-olson@ouhsc.edu