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FREE EVENING WORKSHOP SERIES: Diabetes Prevention & Management

The Kentucky Regional Extension Center is partnering with United Healthcare to host a series of workshops on one of the most pressing healthcare topics impacting patient populations across the Commonwealth.

We are assembling both state and nationally recognized authorities to share their expertise in Diabetes Prevention and Management with local healthcare providers and practices. This FREE dinner event will be hosted within Kentucky communities, bringing together local resources and leading experts to unite and support optimal care delivery to transform patient outcomes. Sign up now to reserve your spot!

Potential CEUs offered with more information to follow. Stay tuned for updates on speaker announcements and a detailed agenda! Dinner is provided to all participants.


May 14 - 5:00-8:00 HAZARD at the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health
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June 19 - 5:00-8:00 BOWLING GREEN at the Knicely Center WKU
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Questions? Contact Kentucky REC at or call us at 859-323-3090

KRSW Spring Meeting May 14

The Kentucky Renal Social Workers will host their Spring Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, at the Holiday Inn-Hamburg, in Lexington. A full agenda is available on this site and registration is open. All attendees must register in advance to ensure there is an accurate headcount for lunch.
This year's speakers and topics are not only relevant but also addressing a wide range of topics to keep Kentucky's renal social workers well informed and equipped for the changes and challenges the dialysis community experiences. Over 5 CEUs have been applied for from the KY Board of Social Work.

Save the Date for the 2019 KHAKY Renal Conference

The 2019 KHAKY Renal Conference and Transplant Symposium will bring together representatives from three transplant centers - UK Healthcare Transplant Center, Univ. of Cincinnati Transplant Center and Jewish/Univ. of Louisville Transplant Center. The agenda is being finalized and speakers have been lined up to address many transplant and dialysis issues. This year's theme will be "A Second Chance at Life - Dialysis to Transplant."

The conference will be held on Friday, September 20, at the UL Conference and Events Center on the Shelby-Hurst Campus of UL in Louisville. This will be KHAKY's eighth conference and our fifth year at the UL Conference and Events Center.

Registration is now open for attendees and exhibitors. A full agenda will be posted once all credentialing has been applied for.

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