13th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day

Chicago, IL US
May 12, 2018
We are pleased to announce the 13th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day that will take place on Saturday May 12th, 2018. This conference is intended to serve as a forum for basic and clinical investigators, clinicians, and pharmaceutical industry personnels in Chicago and the Midwest to meet, share information, and discuss common interests with the goal of fostering collaborations between individuals and between institutions. Ample opportunities will exist throughout the day to meet with your colleagues. A poster session is planned for those who wish to share findings from current basic, clinical, or translational research. The top eight posters will receive an award of $100 each. We are excited about this event and encourage you to attend what promises to be a stimulating and productive day.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians, scientists, nurse practitioners, nurses, diabetes educators, students, and other healthcare professionals interested in the scientific advances in diabetes diagnosis and treatment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the function and structure of the beta cell from a scientific and clinical perspective;
  • Explain how to augment treatment for patients who have not achieved glycemic control;
  • Summarize the cultural differences and unique characteristics of diabetes in various patient populations throughout the world;
  • Describe how to develop evidence-based, patient-specific glycemic and non-glycemic treatment goals for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus focusing on cardiovascular risk reduction;
  • Discuss treatment regimens and patient management techniques that can be affective at achieving and maintaining high adherence to therapy;
  • Assess how to support patients who have diabetes while considering the psychosocial barriers to treatment.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Zenaida Paz
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.25 Participation
Event starts: 
05/12/2018 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
05/12/2018 - 2:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Donnelly Biological Sciences Learning Center
924 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at zpaz@bsd.uchicago.edu.

Matthew Brady, Ph.D.
University of Chicago
Joseph Bass, M.D., Ph.D.
Northwestern University
Graeme I. Bell, Ph.D.
University of Chicago
Marshall H. Chin, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Chicago
David A. Ehrmann, M.D.
University of Chicago
Louis H. Philipson, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Chicago
Terry G. Unterman, M.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
John A. Corbett, Ph.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Registration: Please click the button below for more information!


Claiming Credit: Enter the access code to unlock the credit claiming process.
Please login or create an account to proceed.