2021 Diabetes Update

2021 Diabetes Update

Friday, October 15  •  7 am - 3:30 pm CDT

This symposium will be delivered via Zoom Conference

The 2021 Diabetes Update virtual symposium will provide an update on diabetes management with emphasis on integrating a social needs evaluation for diabetes care, food insecurities, and mental well-being. Other topics will include treatment options and strategies for pregnant patients, getting started with insulin pumps, and medical nutrition therapy interventions.


Target Audience

This virtual symposium is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, and others who care for diabetes patients.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this virtual symposium, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Identify new technologies in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) using insulin pumps
  2. Identify updates in pharmacologic management of diabetes
  3. Summarize how to use different types of insulins and how to correctly use them in various scenarios
  4. Recognize and mitigate the impact of socioeconomic determinants of health in order to improve health outcomes in the diabetes population
  5. Describe the impact of food insecurity on diabetes management
  6. Describe the impact of medical nutrition therapy on diabetes management
  7. Explain management of diabetes in women who are pregnant

Live Webstream Information

This virtual symposium will be delivered via the Zoom Video Conferencing software which you will need to install on your desktop, tablet, or smartphone. Instructions to access the webstream will be sent to registered participants via email a few days prior to the start of the symposium. 

Continuing Education Credits

JA Provider MarkIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine. University of Nebraska Medical Center 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.


The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


7.0 Nursing Contact Hours Awarded
Nebraska Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest MSD Provider Approval Number: NE1022-5

You must be able to attend the entire presentation to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be provided.

Dietitians and Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapists

CEUs for continuing education credit will be applied for through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Registration Information

Registration Fees

NOTE: To receive the student rate, please complete the registration form and submit along with payment and verification of your student status. Online registration for students is NOT available.  

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Registration Deadline: October 11


Cancel/Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and sent by mail, fax, or email to the UNMC Center for Continuing Education by October 11, 2021. No refund will be given after this date.


Please contact Bailey Wrenn, MA via email.

If you need assistance with online registration, please call our Registration Office at 402-559-5929.


This virtual symposium is sponsored by the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism; Nebraska Medicine — Diabetes Center and Employee Learning & Development; through the resources of UNMC Center for Continuing Education.