Digital Academy

Community-led session led by Elizabeth Florence and Loraine Dressler. This presentation discusses best practices for traveling with those living with DM.

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View additional documents from this session: Car Trip Checklist and Rights of Air Travelers with Disabilities

MDF Board Member Senator Tim Kaine (VA) speaks of the importance of continued funding for medical research through the National Institutes of Health.

John Day, MD, PhD, of Stanford University (presentation); Jacinda Sampson, MD, PhD, of Columbia University (presentation); and Carolyn Valek, certified patient advocate (presentation), discuss becoming your own healthcare advocate and educating your doctors about your own health needs.

Frank Bennett, PhD, of Isis Pharmaceuticals, gives an update on the DMPK-RX clinical trial.

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Chad Heatwole, MD, MS-CI, of the University of Rochester (presentation); Sarah Howe of the Marigold Foundation (presentation); Darren Monckton, PhD, of the University of Glasgow (presentation); and Cynthia Gagnon, PhD, OT, of the Université de Sherbrooke (presentation); discuss their current research projects and how they relate to the future of DM.

Moderated by Mel Kohn, MD, MPH, MDF Board Member.

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