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Diabetes & Women's Health Conference

  • 04 Nov 2011
  • 7:45 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, McCleary Auditorium


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Diabetes and Women's Health Conference



Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 - 7:45 AM to 3:45 PM

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center,

McCleary Auditorium - 1055 N. Curtis, Boise




Early Registration ends Oct. 21 = $60

Online Registration ends Oct. 28 = $80

Full-time Students = $30 early/$40 late

Printed Registration form for mail-in with check.


The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women's Health - Region 10, Idaho Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center are presenting the Diabetes and Women's Health Across the Life Stages Conference because:

  • Diabetes is a serious and growing public health problem.
  • Diabetes has unique and profound effects on women.
  • Diabetes affects women differently at various life stages.
  • Social, cultural and economic factors place women at risk for diabetes and its complications.

Topics at the conference include:


Diabetes and Women's Health Across the Life Stages - Michelle Owens-Gary, CDC Division of Diabetes Translation

Hormones and Diabetes - Julie Foote, MD
Heart Disease and Diabetes - Beth Malasky, MD, FACC

Pregnancy and Diabetes - Clarence Blea, MD

Psychosocial Issues Panel - Amy Walters, PhD, Anita Havey, LCSW and Susan Sanden, LCSW

Gestational Diabetes Issues Panel - Mary Emmett, PhD, FACHE (W. Virginia), Brenda Ralls, PhD (Utah), Michelle Hansen, MS, RD, CDE (Colorado)

Call to Action - Idaho plans for moving forward


The conference program was planned by members of the Diabetes Alliance of Idaho, St. Luke's Humphreys Diabetes Center, Central District Health, the Idaho Public Health Association, and Qualis Health.


Our goal is to educate health professionals to help prevent disease, treat complications, and

promote support for women at risk for diabetes

across their life stages.



CME and CNE applied for and contact hours pending. Successful completion of contact hours includes attendance at the entire event and the completion/ submission of the evaluation form. A certificate will be presented as the evaluation forms are turned in at the end of the conference activities. Continuing education approval has also been requested for pharmacists and dieticians.


Conference materials will be available for download by Oct. 31, 2011. You will receive a link to access documents once online registration ends on Oct. 28. Questions? Call 208-392-8524 or email idpublichlth@yahoo.com.


Cancellation policy: If made within 72 hours prior to the start of the program, fees will be refunded minus a $25 processing fee.

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