Registration deadline soon for Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium

Come to the Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium to get up to date with the American Diabetes Association’s latest guidelines for pediatric diabetes patients.

Topics include:

  • New guidelines and limitations for the management of pediatric diabetes
  • The multidisciplinary approach to care and how it improves patient outcomes
  • New therapeutic modalities into the management of children and youth with diabetes

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Wendy Novak Diabetes Center

Novak Center for Children’s Health

Eighth-floor Conference Center

411 E. Chestnut St.

Louisville, Kentucky

Parking is available in the Chestnut Street parking garage at 414 E. Chestnut St. in Louisville.


The registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

Space is limited and early registration is recommended. Register at

There is no cost to attend this activity, but registration is required. A light breakfast and lunch will be served. Walk-in registrations cannot be guaranteed a seat or meals.

Program Agenda

8 a.m.         Registration and breakfast

8:30 a.m.        Welcome and opening remarks

Sara E. Watson, M.D.

8:35 a.m.        State of Diabetes

Kupper A. Wintergerst, M.D.

9:05 a.m.        Types 1, 1.5, 2 and Beyond!

Suzanne E. Kingery, M.D.

9:30 a.m.        Break

9:40 a.m.        What’s New: Medications for Type 1 and Type 2

Sathya S. Krishnasamy, M.D.

10:05 a.m.      OTC and Other Medications: Can I Take This if I Have Diabetes?

Lisal J. Folsom, M.D.

10:30 a.m.      Break

10:40 a.m.      Illness Management

Karen K. Boomer, M.S., R.D., L.D., CDE, MLDE

10:55 a.m. Cause and Treatment: Hypoglycemia in the Hospital/Hypoglycemia in the Home

Heidi Wentworth, R.N., MBSN, CDE, MLDE

11:10 a.m.      Glucagon Formulations

Tristan Murray, Pharm.D., BCPS

11:20 a.m.      Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State

Priyanka Bakhtiani, M.D.

11:40 a.m.      Lunch

12:00 p.m.      Carb Counting Activity

Eric Davenport, R.D., L.D., CDE

1 p.m. Fad Diets

Whitney A. Cessna, M.S., RDN, LDN, CDE

1:20 p.m.        Physical Activity and Exercise Considerations in Diabetes

Jason R. Jaggers, Ph.D.; Timothy McKay, M.S.

1:40 p.m.        Break

1:50 p.m.        Tech Updates

Kupper A. Wintergerst, M.D.

2:05 p.m.        Advanced Pumping: Sugar Surfing and Looping

Heather M. Rush, MSN, APRN, CDE

2:35 p.m.        Break

2:45 p.m.        Hands-on Diabetes Care

Jaime Walker, MSN, R.N., MLDE, CDE, CPN

3:30 p.m.        Closing remarks

3:45 p.m.        Adjournment

Continuing Education Credits


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Norton Healthcare and the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For questions related to physician credit, contact the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education at (502) 446-5955 or


Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Approved Provider: Norton Healthcare, provider number 4-0002-12-20-084. The program has been approved by Norton Healthcare for 6.90 contact hours, which expires 12/31/2020. KBN approval of a continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Nursing participants must attend for a minimum of one hour to receive credit and attest to the number of hours of attendance. To receive a nursing certificate the evaluation must be completed.

For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, R.N., SANE-A, AFN-BC, at (502) 446-5889 or

Social workers

This activity will provide 5.25 hours of continuing education units (CEU). Norton Healthcare is an approved provider for social worker credits through the National Association of Social Workers, Kentucky chapter (NASW-KY). Approval: NASWKY #031219.

For information about social worker credits, contact Jean Vaughn, LCSW, at

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