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Cindy Ficorelli
Phone: (810) 606-6270
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10/04/2010

Genesys conducts diabetes care seminar

(GENESEE COUNTY, MI) "Achieving excellence in diabetes care," a one day seminar offered by Genesys on Wednesday, Nov. 10, is designed for nurses, physicians and other health care providers who manage patients with diabetes.
This full day of lectures by specialists in the field of diabetes takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Genesys Conference and Banquet Center in Grand Blanc Township.

Goal of the seminar is to provide clinicians with additional tools to manage patients with diabetes by using safe practice strategies, incorporating microvascular and macrovascular prevention and treatment strategies, and implementing strategies that support patient adherence to medical recommendations.

A total of 6.25 CME credits are available.

The course schedule includes the following:

Inpatient management: RIP sliding scale insulin
Jamal Hammoud, MD, chief of Endocrinology at Genesys

Outpatient insulin management
Lowell Schmeltz, MD, chief of Endocrinology at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in West Bloomfield

Special management conditions
Michael Valitutto, DO, internist and diabetes specialist at Borgess Center for Diabetes Care in Kalamazoo

Preventing macrovascular and microvascular complications
Speakers TBA

Cost of the seminar is $75 for physicians; and $50 for retired physicians, nurses and other health care providers.

To sign up for "Achieving excellence in diabetes care," call Genesys at 810-606-6527 or register online at www.genesys.org/CME.

Genesys Conference and Banquet Center is located on the Genesys Regional Medical Center - Health Park campus in Grand Blanc Township (Holly Road at Baldwin).

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