Pri-Med Nashville

Nashville, TN | September 26-27, 2017

Music City Center

Exploring the Southern Diabetes/Obesity Epidemic: Past, Present, and Future


Kick off the 2017 Southern Diabetes Initiative by discussing the challenges facing primary care clinicians who manage patients with type 2 diabetes in the "Diabetes Obesity Belt" of the southern US. Identify opportunities to influence change in patients’ lives, overcome barriers to care, and improve health outcomes.

Learning Objectives

Employ strategies to address health disparities/access to care among populations at risk for type 2 diabetes

Identify opportunities to overcome barriers to diagnosis and treatment in your patients with diabetes


Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP

Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP, is Professor of Medicine, the Tullis-Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes, and chief of the Section of Endocrinology at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He currently serves on the Board of Directors ...

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