Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Annual Diabetes Symposium


17th Annual Diabetes Symposium


The 17th Annual Diabetes Symposium will be held virtually by Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center. The Diabetes Symposium is a one-day course designed to provide endocrinologists, primary care physicians, cardiologists, and associated professionals with updated information on novel and optimal therapies for the treatment of diabetes, including evidence-based intervention strategies, weight reduction strategies, new diabetes technologies and insulin formulations, and more.

The 2023 Symposium will be held in October of this year. Please check back later for the registration link.

Symposium Agenda
Time Topic Speaker
7:45 am Welcome / Opening Remarks Mandeep Bajaj, M.D., FRCP
8:00 a.m. GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in Type 2 Diabetes Ralph DeFronzo, M.D.
9:00 a.m. SGLT-2 Inhibitors and Chronic Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Sankar Navaneethan, M.D.
10:00 a.m. Break Yochai Birnbaum, M.D., FAHA, FACC
10:10 a.m. Diabetes and Heart Failure  
11:10 a.m. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes Vijay Nambi, M.D.
12:10 p.m. Lunch / Exhibitor Hall (Expo)  
1:00 p.m. Newer Insulins Tom Thomas, D.O.
2:00 p.m. Weight Management in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Osama Handy, M.D.
3:00 p.m. Break  
3:10 p.m. Managing Diabetes in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19 Guillermo Umpierrez, M.D., CDE
4:10 p.m. Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems Celia Levesque, NP, MSN, CNS, CDE
5:10 p.m. Q&A / Evaluations Mandeep Bajaj, M.D., FRCP
5:30 p.m. Adjourn  



Symposium Credit (CME)