The 8th Annual Diabetes Symposium of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI US
May 14, 2015 to May 15, 2015

Our symposium is a two day program with the specific purpose of increasing education and knowledge of all aspects of endocrine research and clinical practice. This symposium consists of medical lectures and workshops given by healthcare professionals on topics related to Diabetes Updates. The major format used is a series of thematic talks by recognized health professionals and are all followed by question and answer sessions along with feedback. There will also be a panel of physicians who will present case discussions and then open the floor to the audience for a Question and Answer Session.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 14.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
  • Registration fee includes a flash drive syllabus, refreshments and lunch. Please Note: A $2.50 handling fee is assessed on all registrations.
  • A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $20.00 in advance of the conference; indicate your desire to purchase a hard copy syllabus at check-out
  • Attention: Fellows, Residents and Students (currently enrolled in a certified training program) use coupon code MAY2015 at check-out.

Target Audience

Physicians, Family Care Physicians, Adult Endocrinologists, Pediatric Endocrinologists, Fellows, Residents, Medical Students, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners. The target audience has been identified not only from the educational aims, but also from the previous meetings after post-meeting evaluations.

Learning Objectives

1. Improve diabetes care by identifying and expounding evidence-based advances in management.
2. Outline the areas that are at the outer limits of current knowledge and define our limitations.
3. Improve management and knowledge of drugs and therapy, using well-controlled trial data
4. Gain further knowledge about the scientific knowledge of the pathophysiological processes involved in diabetes.

Additional information


Debby Warpechowski
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-6724
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 14.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/14/2015 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/15/2015 - 5:00pm
The Italian Community Center
631 E. Chicago Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221
United States

If you require lodging, please feel free to contact any of these convenienty located hotels listed below. There are several other hotels to choose from in the downtown area not far from the Italian Community Center. Please visit for more information. Attendees are responsible for all travel, hotel arrangements, and expenses.

Hotel Metro
411 East Mason Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

The Pfister Hotel
424 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Hilton Garden Inn
611 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202

  • Ramin Alemzadeh, MD, FACE (Planning Committee)
  • Nancy Havas, MD (Planning Committee)
  • Susan Hjelsand (Planning Committee)
  • Paul Arvan, MD, PhD (Speaker)
  • Linda A. DiMeglio, MD, MPH (Speaker)
  • Jaishree Hariharan, MD (Speaker)
  • Thomas W. Heinrich, MD, FAPM (Speaker)
  • John P. Kirwan, M.Sc., PhD (Speaker)
  • Steven B. Magill, MD, PhD (Speaker)
  • Bhavin R. Shastri, MD (Speaker)
  • Anne E. Sumner, MD (Speaker)

In accordance with the ACCME & standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships and have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of:

  • Shailendra Patel, MD, PhD (Activity Director & Speaker) - (Merck as a Speaker and Retrophin as a Consultant)
  • Alan S. Brown, MD, FACC, FNLA, FAHA (Speaker) - (Merck, Regeneron, Amarin, Pfizer and Astra Zeneca as a Speaker)
  • Dennis P. Han, MD (Speaker) - (Allergan and Regeneron as a Co-Investigator and Alcon as a Consultant)
  • Sundaram Hariharan, MD (Speaker) - (CareDex, NeXeption and Veloxis as an Advisory Board Member)
  • Randy J. Seeley, PhD (Speaker) - (Ethicon Surgical Care, Novo Nordisk, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eisai and Givaudan as a PI for Research Support.  Ethicon Surgical Care, Novo Nordisk, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, Novartis, Circuit Therapeutics, Nestle, Takeda, Eisai, Zafgen and Endobetix as a Consultant)
  • Joseph Shaker, MD (Speaker) - (Alexion as a Consultant)

Available Credit

  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 14.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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