Past event for Vancouver Island Diabetes Educator Section (DES) fall meeting. Took place at the The Grand Hotel Nanaimo from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.
Our very own Katia Langton, Certified Pedorthist spoke on Preventing the Preventable in the Global Fight Against Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Amputations.
Here's the Itinerary:
0830 Registration opens: light breakfast, exhibitor booths open
0920 Welcome and Agenda
0930 Navigating diagnosis and treatment of gluten related issues or FODMAP intolerances in patients with diabetes – Joyce Schnetzler, RD, Canadian Celiac Association Professional Advisory Council, Outpatient RD @ Island Health
1100 GLP-1: 4 Years Later – Dr. Lucretia van den Berg, Endocrinologist, Victoria
1200 LUNCH AND NETWORKING: lunch provided, exhibitor booths open
1300 VI DES Chapter meeting and CDA updates
1400 Preventing the Preventable in the Global Fight Against Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Amputations – Katia Langton, Certified Pedorthist and Dr. Pieter Boshoff, MD, MBChB (Pretoria), International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Certificate, Co-Director of the Central Vancouver Island Foot and Ulcer Clinic.
1515 Meeting Wrap up and Evaluations
1530 Meeting Adjourned
Katia Langton is trained as a doctor of Chiropractic. She is the owner and operator of Oceanwalk Pedorthic Footcare and is also the Secretary of the Diabetic Foot Stream Committee of the International Diabetes Federation and co-authored the latest IDF guidelines to protect The Diabetic foot from breakdown.