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2019 BHC Spring Forum (Defeat Diabetes STL)
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2019 BHC Spring Forum (Defeat Diabetes STL)

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
7:30 AM
Where: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
975 N. Warson Road
St. Louis, Missouri  63132
United States

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Over 100 million U.S. adults have diabetes or prediabetes today, with diabetes now ranked as the 7th leading cause of death in the nation. As a part of the newly launched Defeat Diabetes STL campaign, the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition (BHC) is pleased to host a community forum to discuss the latest science and innovations in diabetes and prediabetes management. In addition to featuring leading researchers in the field, this conversation will highlight opportunities for employers, health care providers, and community organizations to align strategies to prevent, better manage, and even reverse diabetes in our local region.

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Registration and Light Breakfast: 7:30 AM
Event Program: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Venue: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Address: 975 N. Warson Road, St. Louis, MO 63132
Registration Prices

BHC Members: $10.00 
Non-BHC Members: $20.00
7:30 AM Registration
Light breakfast served 
8:00 AM Welcome

Brian Haschmann, Director, Health & Welfare, Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC

Co-Chair, Defeat Diabetes STL Campaign

8:10 AM

Keynote: Rethinking What We Know About Prediabetes & Diabetes

Clay Semenkovich, MD, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research
Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

8:50 AM

Panel: Clinicians Moving the Needle on Diabetes Outcomes

Moderator: Louise Probst, Executive Director, St. Louis Area Business Health Coaltion
James F. Loomis, MD, MBA, Medical Director, Barnard Medical Center

Carla Moore Beckerle, DNP, APRN-BC, Vice President, Clinical Programs, Esse Health

Ross M. Miller, MD, MPH, Medical Executive, Population Health Services, Cerner

10:00 AM Break
Light snacks served
10:30 AM

Panel: Innovations for Diabetes Prevention, Management, & Reversal

Moderator: Andrew Fondow, Vice President, Aon
Tim Church, MD, PhD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer/Chief Strategy Officer, Naturally Slim

Karen Hercules-Doerr, MBA, Executive Vice President, Epharmix

Sarah Hallberg, DO, MS, Medical Director, Virta Health

11:40 AM Patient Story: Defeating Diabetes in Real Life
Linda Tensing, St. Louis County Government
11:50 AM Community Call to Action

Dave Toben, Director of Benefits, Bi-State Development

Co-Chair, Defeat Diabetes STL Campaign

12:00 PM

Adjourn & St. Louis MetroMarket Tour

Visit the mobile farmers market bus in the parking lot as you leave!

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