National Webinar - Rethinking Type 2 diabetes in the workplace - Why it matters to Benefits Advisors/Employers

National Webinar - Rethinking Type 2 diabetes in the workplace - Why it matters to Benefits Advisors/Employers

June 21, 2022 11:00 AM to 12:00 PMOnline - Eastern Time Zone
Area of Interest: Benefits Format: Web

Diabetes affects 1 in 10 Canadians & the number of Canadians living with diabetes is expected to rise over the next decade. Uncontrolled Diabetes leads to increased risk of developing a number of co-morbidities. These complication directly impact the lives of those living with Diabetes & is the big driver of workplace disability claims.

Learn more from Dr. Akshay Jain  about proven innovative treatments that support a more holistic approach to diabetes management and the evidence behind the Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Attend to:

  1.  Understand diabetes as a chronic disease and associated co-morbidities
  2. Address emerging trends in diabetes management
  3. Review the proven evidence supporting treatment guidelines
  4. Learn impacts and solutions to the workplace environment

Who should attend

Benefits Advisors, Human Resource leadership, Employers

Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular PricePlan Sponsor Price
Member$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Member$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Associate Member$0.00 CDN$0.00 CDN
Student Membership$0.00 CDN -
Non Member$65.00 CDN$45.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy
Attending this session will allow you to earn CE credits for: The Institute of Advanced Financial Education (Advocis), Insurance Council of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta Insurance council, BC Insurance council.


Dr. Akshay Jain

DABIM, DABOM Endocrinologist

Dr. Akshay Jain is the first Canadian physician to be triple board-certified by the American boards in endocrinology, internal medicine and obesity medicine.

He was born and raised in India, where he completed medical schooling. At age 22, he was selected for residency in internal medicine at Rochester, NY and subsequently became the only four-time winner of the prestigious Rochester Academy of Medicine Awards. He completed his Fellowship in Endocrinology at Harbor UCLA/City of Hope in Los Angeles, CA. He became the youngest physician elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) during this time.

Enticed by the prospect of being able to care for individuals across all walks of life in Canada’s universal health care system, he moved here in 2013. In a short time, he became an internationally renowned researcher and has been principal investigator for 16 clinical trials.

He is an author of the Diabetes Canada guidelines focusing on mental health of those living with diabetes. He is the past president of the Canadian Chapter of AACE. He cares for thousands of patients in the community and is consistently ranked among the best endocrinologists on

Recognizing the unmet need for education of healthcare professionals (HCPs), he co-founded Partners in Progressive Medical Education, a non-profit that has helped educate over 7500HCPs till date about latest advancements in medicine (including remote education during the pandemic).

He is the only Canadian physician ever to win the AACE Rising Star in Endocrinology Award (2022) and to feature on Medscape’s list of 25 Top Rising Stars of Medicine (2020). He is the first North American to win the prestigious Etzwiler Diabetes Scholarship.

Dr. Jain is a strong advocate of empowering patients to care for their health and is passionate about public health education. He has active YouTube/Instagram channels with hundreds of followers and thousands of views on content related to Diabetes, Thyroid, Obesity and Osteoporosis. He regularly features on TV, newspapers and digital media as an expert on matters related to health.

He is fluent in six languages including English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Marwari and Urdu.

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