2018 Diabetes Update Symposium

Date & Location
Friday, April 6, 2018 1:00 PM - Saturday, April 7, 2018 4:30 PM   Fred W. Smith Conference Center 12th Floor, Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute, Little Rock, AR

All Specialties


The 23rd Annual Diabetes Update Symposium is designed to improve the ability of healthcare teams, including physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals around the state of Arkansas to provide evidence-based strategies for the prevention and management of diabetes and obesity in pediatric and adult patient populations.  The 2018 activity will update participants on best practices to transform diabetes care.

Topics include:

  • Culinary Medicine and the Treatment of Obesity
  • Genetic Environments and Therapies
  • GLP1 and New Therapies
  • Interprofessional Panel Discussion on Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
  • Rapid Fire Didactics on Lifestyle and Standards of Care
  • Simulation Sessions
    • Foot Care
    • Role of Insulin Pumps
    • Creative Ideas for Behavior Change


Conference Registration:

*Pre-registration ends April 1, 2018.


(Before March 1, 2018)

All Health Care Professionals




(After March 1, 2018)

All Health Care Professionals





*Onsite registration will be available for an additional fee. It is highly encouraged to register online before April 1, 2018.

NOTICE FOR UAMS DEPARTMENTS- If you plan to pay via IDT, please contact Vanessa Jackson in the UAMS OCE Office!

This invoice may be paid by IDT using the following information: 

Fund number 900

Cost center 1010852

G/L number 600001  


In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.