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December 17, 2015 10:30 ET

Intensive Diabetes Educator Course Offered in San Francisco

Diabetes Educators Offer Health Professionals a Comprehensive Three-Day Program to Help Address the Diabetes Epidemic

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2015) - Kinghooper Diabetes Education, an organization dedicated to diabetes care education, is offering a three-day course about the complexities of diabetes care for health professionals.

The Becoming a Diabetes Educator course, now in its 10th year, takes place at the University of California San Francisco, January 29-31, 2016. Registration costs $549, with an early bird rate of $499 available for those who sign up before January 8. Registration scholarships are available. For more information, go to: http://kinghooper.com/program/becoming-a-diabetes-educator-san-francisco-january-2016/.

The course is co-sponsored by the University of California San Francisco, School of Nursing. "Any health professional looking for a comprehensive update, or preparing for the Certified Diabetes Educator examination, will find this course valuable. It's appropriate for nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, or anyone caring for people with diabetes," stated Maureen McGrath, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing at UCSF. The program is eligible for 24 contact hours of Continuing Education credit.

Our team of experts will teach effective approaches to promote behavior change and self-management. Topics include nutrition, physical activity, pharmacological management, diabetes in kids, pregnancy and older adults, complications, monitoring and pattern management, psychological considerations, and more. There will be group discussions and review of real-life case scenarios. An opportunity to learn diabetes management innovations from technological and pharmaceutical companies will be available during the interactive Lunch & Learn.

About the Company

Kinghooper Diabetes Education is a team of experts dedicated to promoting the understanding of diabetes management. We develop and offer programs in Canada and the USA.

For additional information, please visit http://kinghooper.com/ or call +1.415.592.1444.

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