UW School of Nursing

November 1, 2023

Diabetes Update 2024

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FORMAT: In-Person & Virtual Conference
DATE: Friday | March 8, 2024
LOCATION & PARKING: UW Center for Urban Horticulture

Conference Description

In all practice settings, clinicians are involved in managing care for patients living with diabetes. Staying informed about the latest research and treatment strategies for glycemic control is essential to help patients achieve maximum health and manage complications. Learning methods include lectures, discussions, and case study analysis.  

 Learning Outcomes

  1. Discuss the newer diabetic drug options for diabetes and others currently in development.
  2. Evaluate the common complications and management of diabetes in older adults
  3. Collaborate with interprofessional healthcare teams in the management of diabetic patients to increase health equity and promote patient safety

 Previous Testimonies

  • This was a great conference. So good to know there is community support for young people with diabetes.” 
  • “Appreciated the breadth of scope of the conference” 
  • “This is an excellent conference. I learned so much about CGMs to the impact that diabetes has in our community. I am inspired by all on the panel. What a difference they make in our community.” 

Target Audience

For nurses, nurse practitioners, and other interested healthcare professionals in all settings including acute, ambulatory, home health, hospice, long-term, rehabilitation, and transitional care. Pharmacists, physician assistants, and dieticians.   

Program Schedule

Time Title Speaker
7:30-8:00 am Registration and Coffee/Tea  
08:00 – 08:10 am  Welcome 
08:10 – 09:10 am 


CGM Interpretation for the Primary Care Provider 


Amy Eby, MD


09:10 – 09:20 am   Break & Exhibitors  
09:20 – 10:20 am  Empowering Patients: Applying Behavioral Health Strategies for Better Outcomes


Alison Ward, PhD 

Ashley Moss, PhD

10:20 – 10:30 am   Break & Exhibitors  
10:30 – 12:00 pm 


Diabetes Update 2024 – What You Should Know (Rx)


Savitha Subramanian, MD  


12-1 pm


Lunch Break & Exhibitors  
1-2 pm  From Problem-Focused to Person-Focused Care 



Matt Liechty, DNP(c), MEd, BSN 

Melissa McMullan BSN, RN 


2-2:10 pm Break & Exhibitors  
2:10-3:10 pm Nutrition and Diabetes: Preconception through Postpartum   

Judy Simon MS, RDN, CD, CHES, FAND


3:10-3:20 pm Break   
3:20-4:20 pm Diabetes Management in Older Adults: Treat Your Patient not HgA1C 


4:20-4:30 pm Break   
4:30-5:30 pm Insulin Treatment, Titration and Pearls (Rx)


Nicole Woodruff, MSN, ARNP, CDCES
5:30 pm Adjourn   

UWCNE reserves the right to revise the program schedule if needed.
2 Rx Hours (included at the Advanced practice level)


There are several Hotels in the UW University District close to the venue: Silver Cloud Hotel, Graduate Hotel, and Residence Inn. There are many other options— look for lodging near UW Horticulture Center, Seattle to be in the area closest to the venue.