Diabetes Connect 2019: A Practicum for Primary Care

University of Toronto’s Heart & Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research (HSRLCE) is pleased to present:


Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Time: 8:00 am to 2:10 pm
Venue: The Estates of Sunnybrook – 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the interplay between diabetes, cardiovascular and renal disease
  2. Investigate and manage cardiovascular and renal issues in patients with diabetes
  3. Apply evidence and guidelines recommendations to reduce cardiovascular and renal risk for patients with diabetes

The event is free to attend but registration is required. Space is limited. Please click here to register by November 12th.

Speaker Bios
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Preliminary Agenda 

8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:45-9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks – Dr. Julie Lovshin & Dr. Michael Farkouh
9:00-9:25 Update on CVOTs in DiabetesDr. Megha Poddar
9:25-9:50 Why do Certain Antihyperglycemics Provide Benefit?Dr. Julie Lovshin
9:50-10:20 Panel Q&A
10:20-10:40 Nutrition Break
10:40-11:05 Cardiology view of Diabetes ManagementDr. Mina Madan
11:05-11:30 Nephrology view of Diabetes ManagementDr. Veronica Silva
11:30-12:00 Panel Q&A
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:10 Keto Diet – Practical ApproachWendy Graham, RD, CDE
1:10-1:35 Outcome vs Glycemic-Based Approach – Are We Ready? Dr. Alice Cheng
1:30-2:00 Panel Q&A
2:00-2:10 Closing Remarks –Dr. Julie Lovshin


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