In accordance with Joint Accreditation criteria, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.
Joint Accreditation also requires that ADCES manage any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity. Any conflicts noted below have been managed to our satisfaction. The disclosure information is intended to identify any commercial relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during an activity, please report it on the evaluation.
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:
Valerie Spier, MPH, RD, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Joanne Rinker, MS, RD, CDCES, LDN, FADCES – No conflicts of interest
Sacha Uelmen, RDN, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
The approval of this educational offering by the ADCES does not imply endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the presentations.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships and Mechanism to Identify and Resolved Conflicts of Interest
Undertaking review of the educational activity to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity, and absence of bias.