Annual Diabetes Super Conference

For 40 years, the DFM has offered an annual patient-education meeting for patients and their families. Past Super Conferences have featured nationally renowned diabetes experts, including former U.S. Surgeon General Rear Admiral Kenneth Moritsugu, MD, MPH, and Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999.

The meetings feature everything from diabetes vendors, cooking demonstrations, the latest news on diabetes research and a session on insulin-pump therapy to a daylong session of activities for children with diabetes.*

Super Conference 2020 is February 22nd and will be held at a new venue: the Westin Jackson, MS.

This year's theme is "Solving the Mysteries of Diabetes"  Click on this link to register.

Who Should Attend: adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, spouses and other family members of people with diabetes, parents and grandparents of children with diabetes, kids 15-17 with diabetes and their siblings or friends, healthcare professionals who work with kids and adults with diabetes, Church Health Ministers - anyone who cares for someone with diabetes!

Solving the Mysteries of Diabetes!

February 22, 2020,  The Westin Jackson – Jackson, MS

8:00 – 9:00               Registration / Breakfast/ Visit Exhibits

9:00 – 9:45                A Study in Scarlett – Solving the Mysteries of Diabetes, Daniel McCall, MD, MSPH – Hattiesburg Clinic

9:45 – 10:30               Good Kidney Health-Flushing Out the Facts!  - Brian Rifkin, MD – Hattiesburg Clinic

10:30 – 11:00             BREAK / Visit Exhibits

11:00 – 11:45             Private Eyes – Tracking the Mystery of Good Vision, Kimberly Crowder, MD – University of Mississippi Medical Center

11:45 – 12:15 pm     Culinary Capers – All About Nutrition, Autumn Myhand, RD, CDE – Vigilant Health-Jackson

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch and Cooking Demo

Chef Nick Wallace, Nick Wallace Culinary, Winner of Food Network’s Series “Chopped” in 2017 - Jackson

Early Bird Registration is $25 per person or $20 each for groups of 4 +!

Students are $15 with Valid School ID

Early bird pricing through February 10

Register Online  or call our office at 601-957-7878 to register today!