BEING THE BETTER YOU: LIVING WITH PANCREATIC DISEASE

When:
December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
2018-12-01T08:00:00-05:00
2018-12-01T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education Duke University
8 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27710
USA
Cost:
Free

The National Pancreas Foundation North Carolina Chapter and Duke University Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology jointly host a Patient, Caregiver and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.

The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function; to discuss the approach to getting your voice heard; approaches through mindfulness as method of pain relief and helping you understand if a total pancreatectomy is right for you. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) National Office, the NPF North Carolina Chapter and the approved centers at Duke University and the Carolinas Medical Center.

Agenda:

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration (Light Breakfast)

9:00 am: Welcome to Duke; Welcome by the NPF

9:30 am: Keynote Address

10:00 – 11:00 am: Breakout sessions

Attendees should register for 3 of the breakout sessions (Please check and confirm your sessions at registration).

– Mindfulness: A Powerful Method for Pain Relief

– Nutrition: Eating with a Purpose

– Advocacy: Getting your voice heard

– Total pancreatectomy: Is it right for you?

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Networking Event (Snacks and refreshments)

The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers; parking is free.

Register today at: http://bit.ly/NPFNCEd2018

All attendees need to sign up by Midnight on November 25th, 2018.