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Diabetes Update

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Oct 22, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - Cottage Amphitheatre
Santa Barbara, CA

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

No charge for Cottage Health employees. Please register via Healthstream.

$90 for Non-Cottage Health employees. Register via Eventbrite at:

Lunch will be provided.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.


Diabetes Update

This seminar will focus on current evidence-based practice to optimize care for people with diabetes in our community. Information will be provided on treatment and prevention of diabetes-related complications and the latest research on the artificial pancreas.

Other topics include inpatient diabetes management, eye care, foot care, carbohydrate counting, and an update on the medical treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

The intended audience is health care professionals including physicians, nurses, dietitians, case managers, social workers, diabetes educators, and PCTs.


  • Discuss dietary approaches to improve glycemic control
  • Review new concepts in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
  • Describe diabetes and the importance of foot care
  • Review inpatient diabetes management
  • Provide update on diabetic retinopathy

Contact Hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #00252 for 6.0 contact hours.


Cancellations will be accepted by phone prior to the start of the course. In the event that a course offering is cancelled, enrollees will be notified and a refund provided.


8:30 a.m. - Registration and Welcome
Lisa Dugger, RN and Mark Wilson, MD

9:00 a.m. - Update on Diabetic Retinopathy
Allesandro A. Castellarin, MD

9:50 a.m. - Break

10:00 a.m. - Inpatient Diabetes Management
Mark Wilson, MD

11:00 a.m. - Diabetes Mellitus – New Concepts in Treatment
Ashley Thorsell, MD

12:00 p.m. - Lunch

12:30 p.m. - Diabetes and the Foot
Salvatore A. Garofalo, DPM

1:30 p.m. - Dietary Approaches to Improve Glycemic Control
Jeannee Diaz, RD, CDE

2:00 p.m. - Break

2:15 p.m. - Artificial Pancreas
Jordan Pinsker, MD

3:00 p.m. - Questions and Wrap-Up
Lisa Dugger, RN and Mark Wilson, MD

3:15 p.m. - Seminar Adjourns

Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Tue, October 22 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - Cottage Amphitheatre

Location Details

  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - Cottage Amphitheatre
    400 West Pueblo Street
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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Classes & Events Cancelled Through August

As we plan for the coming weeks and the evolving situation with COVID-19, Cottage Health has decided to cancel all public events through the end of August. We understand this may be disruptive to schedules and wanted to provide as much advance notice as possible. Registrations fees will be refunded. We appreciate your understanding.

Clases y Eventos Cancelados Durante Agosto

Como parte de nuestro plan para las próximas semanas para la situación cambiante causada por el COVID-19, Cottage Health decidió cancelar todos los eventos públicos hasta que termine agosto. Entendemos que esto podría alterar sus planes y queríamos avisarle lo antes posible. Reembolsaremos los cargos de inscripción. Gracias por su comprensión.