Over 20 Years of Advancing Diabetes Care

The 22nd Annual Montana Diabetes Professional Conference will be held on October 3-4, 2019 at the Delta Colonial Hotels by Marriott (formally the Radisson Colonial) in Helena, MT.  Watch for the upcoming 2019 Brochure and make sure to register early for this exciting & informative conference that provides annual state-of-the art training for healthcare professionals in diabetes prevention, education, and clinical care. The sessions are lecture-based with question and answer periods and promises networking opportunities throughout.  Read more on our esteemed 2019 Keynotes and Presenters.  Registration will open in mid-July, Click Here for more information.

Target Audience
The content is targeted toward nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians (including internists, endocrinologists, pediatricians, and family physicians), and other health care professionals. Continuing education credits will be available.

What Others are Saying
“This conference is not only an excellent way to stay abreast of the newest information on diabetes management, but also serves as a time to network with colleagues and experts to address some of the unique challenges of providing diabetes care within Montana,” said DPHHS Medical Officer Greg Holzman, a member of the conference planning committee.

“The way we talk to and about people with diabetes matters,” explains keynote speaker Jane Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE of Fort Collins, CO. “Words create context and people shape meaning from what they hear and read. Words and messages can build people up or break them down. In diabetes care and education, we have an opportunity to become aware of the negative, judgmental language that has been used for decades. We can then make a change toward using strengths-based, person-centered, and empowering language.”

Click here for full 2018 DPHHS News Release

Make sure to save the dates of upcoming conferences
October 22-23, 2020 at the Best Western Plus Heritage Inn, Great Falls, MT

The Diabetes Professional Conference presented in conjunction with the Montana Diabetes Education Network 2019 Diabetes Education Conference (MDEN). Each are separate conferences (MDEN begins on Thursday morning, prior to the Professional Conference). For more information or to register, please visit their website at  Montana Diabetes Education Network 2019 Diabetes Education Conference. 

Call for Exhibitors

The Call for Exhibitors is also NOW OPEN.  The Conference Committee invites organizations to submit a request to exhibit for this year’s Annual Montana Diabetes Professional Conference.  We anticipate approximately 150-200 nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians (including internists, endocrinologists, pediatricians, and family physicians) to attend!

If you are interesting in having a display table at this event, please CLICK HERE complete the online questionnaire no later than Friday, September 6, 2019.

Please contact, conference coordinator, Michelle Eckert with any further questions.