Industry Sponsored and Diabetes Educator Section (DES) Events

The following is a list of current industry sponsored events we have been made aware of at Diabetes Centre Calgary for health care professionals only. We cannot speak to the validity or relevance of information presented and do not accept responsibility for any aspect of these events. Health care professionals choosing to attend industry sponsored events are encouraged to use professional judgment and critically evaluate data presented. We advise health care professionals to discuss attendance and/or participation at industry sponsored events with their management team if concerned about possible conflict of interest. Please note, we will delete past events. 

Lifescan Diabetes Institute Webinars 

Lifescan is sponsoring a number of different educational webinars. Topics include smartphone technology for diabetes management, supporting sustained behaviour change, and many more. Webinars are recorded and can be viewed at your convenience. For more information visit: 


Omnipod-Hosted 2 Day Event with CGM Presenters May 3 & 4, 2019

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Forum for Injection Technique (FIT) Presentation sponsored by BD Medical April 3, 2019

Presentation Goals: Understand the evidence supporting five key aspects of correct injection technique, build confidence in hands-on assessments of lipohypertrophy as well as key management principles, recognize the potential impact of injection force variability on insulin delivery, introduce an evidence-based 5-step checklist to assess all patients injecting insulin in supporting improved outcomes. 

Date: Wednesday, April 3rd 
Time: noon-1pm, lunch provided
Location: C-Endo: Wellness room, C-era suite 210 , 1016-68 Ave SW
Speaker: Anna Ho, RN, CDE 
RSVP: Email Tracy Fedorchuk by March 29th: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Libre: Scanning with Meaning for Healthcare Professionals  Module 2 Mar 26, 27, 28 & April 1, 2 & 3, 2019

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Diabetes Canada, Calgary Chapter: Foundations of Diabetes Practice, sponsored by AstraZeneca Mar 19, 2019

 Presentation Goals: To define the spectrum of cardiorenal risk in T2DM, to review and discuss the results of the T2DM CV outcome trials and to apply the evidence to the management of people with T2DM.

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Location: La Chaumiere Restaurant, 139 - 17th ave SW, Calgary, AB
Registration and Dinner: 6pm
Presentation: 6:30-8:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. David Lau 
RSVP to Gordon Kelley: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or phone 403-880-1351