Free event: Attend "Evidence-Based Management of the Diabetes Epidemic" training

Posted on Oct. 16, 2022, 11:43 p.m.

Hello OntWIG members, 

Please read below for information and registration details for an upcoming free conference, offered through McMaster University. The conference topic is "Evidence-Based Management of the Diabetes Epidemic".

The conference – accredited for up to 3.25 Mainpro+ credits and 3.25 MOC section 1 hours – will take place in person in Hamilton, with an online participation option available as well.  See below for more details and registration links. 


Evidence-Based Management of the Diabetes Epidemic - A blended CPD conference

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, 12 – 5 p.m. 


Two options to participate: 

1. in person: Liuna Station, 360 James St. N., Hamilton ON - click here for information about the venue 

2. online: register via this link

Target Audiences: Family physicians, specialists, physician assistants, optometrists, pharmacists, international medical graduates (IMG), nurse educators/practitioners, dietitians and residents.

Download the brochure

Join the discussion online! Use the hashtag #DiabetesCPD

Accreditation statements 

McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Program (CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education. 

This one-credit-per-hour Group-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program for up to 3.25 Mainpro+ credits. 

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program. You may claim a maximum of 3.25 MOC Section 1 hours (credits are automatically calculated). 

Learning objectives

At the end of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • explore and understand the relationship between fat tissue and diabetes 
  • recognize the diabetes-cognitive decline link and the effect of diabetes therapies on cognition
  • develop a framework for transitioning teens to adults in diabetes care
  • integrate diabetes prevention into the postpartum care of women with gestational diabetes
  • appreciate the impact of modern technology on type 1 diabetes care
  • understand the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes

Video recordings

This event will be recorded and participants will receive access to the video recordings after the event for a period of six months. However, only participants who log into the live event are eligible to receive a certificate of attendance for CME credits.

Special offer for registrants from Canada and th United States

The McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine (MTIM) provides high-quality, practical and current information for clinicians. Receive FREE full access to the MTIM app and website.

To start, go to or the app (McMaster textbook), use them, and register when prompted. No payment or payment information is required.


For more information:

Darlene McCormack, CMP, Event Coordinator –
Continuing Professional Development Office (CPD), McMaster University

View all upcoming activities by visiting the CHSE website.

*Activities are subject to change