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Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity

April 8 - 15, 2006
7-Nights Mexican Riviera from San Diego, CA

Physicians receive CME Category 1 Credits toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

Holland America's ms Oosterdam


14 CME Category 1 Credits
16.8 CEU's
7-Night Mexican Riviera from San Diego, CA.
Course Fee Physicians $625
All Others - Course Fee $350
Course Fee Cancellation Policy - 30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100%

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Target Audience
Internists, Family Physicians, Diabetic Educators, Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to present a review of the dual concerns in the management of obesity and the diabetic adult.
Tentative Objectives for Activity:
Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
a. Explain the pathophysiology of Diabetes Mellitus
b. Specify accepted methods of diagnosis and treatment assessment
c. Manage commonly-experienced complications of DM
d. Outline the appropriate use of the various forms of insulin
e. Recognize the significance of Obesity in the general public
f. Review the causes of Obesity among patients
g. Identify the associations between DM and Obesity
h. Address weight loss options for patients, including diabetics
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Faculty
DAVID R. LEONARD, M.D., P.A., F.A.C.E. Medical Director /Director of Research Joslin Diabetes Center at Morton Plant Hospital 455 Pinellas Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756 Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Accreditation

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nursing Contact Hours: Continuing Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
DATE
PORT
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Apr 8
San Diego, CA
-
5:00pm
Sun Apr 9
Cruising The Pacific Ocean
-
-
Mon Apr 10
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
8:00am
6:00pm
Tue Apr 11
Mazatlan, Mexico
8:00am
6:00pm
Wed Apr 12
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
8:00am
10pm
Thu Apr 13
At Sea
-
-
Fri Apr 14
Cruising The Pacific Ocean
-
-
Sat Apr 15
San Diego, CA
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Cabo San Lucas - Championship golf courses, world-class deep sea fishing and incredible diving opportunities have transformed Cabo San Lucas, a once sleepy fishing town located on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, into one of the most popular resort destinations in Mexico. Rolling sand dunes and hidden coves dot a countryside ringed by some of the most famous and often-photographed rock formations in the world.
Mazatlan, Mexico - If you're ready to experience some of the finest sailing and sport fishing available, then you're ready for Mazatlan. This is an exquisite seaside resort by anyone's standards. Of course, you don't have to partake in world-class water sports to enjoy Mazatlan. You can relax on one of its soft-sand beaches caressed by trade winds that are even softer. Or shop for silver jewelry and Mexican crafts in the shops of "The Golden Zone", where you can also celebrate your purchases at one of the area's lively cantinas.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Puerto Vallarta has all the amenities of a classic beach resort ‐ surf, sand and sun‐ but it also offers so much more. Perfect for honeymooners, families and seniors alike, Puerto Vallarta offers sport fishing, golfing, horseback riding, hiking and whale watching. Boasting mountains, jungles, beaches, rivers, and waterfalls, this port is completely different from any other destination in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta is a modern destination that remains loyal to its traditional Mexican roots. And that's just scratching the surface.
San Diego, California - Sunshine and fun are business as usual in San Diego. Walk on Coronado Island's sandy beach, take in the elegant streetscapes of the historic district, have a wild time at the famous San Diego Zoo or a whale of a good time at Sea World.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Cruise Pricing

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

Cancellation Penalties vary by cruise line and by sailing date - Please verify with our representative the penalties for your particular sailing.
CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
K
Large or Standard Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approx. 183-207 sq. ft
$624
I
Large or Standard Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approx. 183-207 sq. ft
$664
GG
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 185 sq. ft. All G-category staterooms have a partial sea view. All GG-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.
$744
G
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 185 sq. ft. All G-category staterooms have a partial sea view. .
$769
D
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 185 sq. ft.
$819
C
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 185 sq. ft.
$844
VD
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approx. 249 sq. ft.
$944
VC
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approx. 249 sq. ft.
$979
VB
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approx. 249 sq. ft.
$1014
VA
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approx. 249 sq. ft.
$1049
SS
Superior Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approx. 389 sq. ft. with verandah.
$1394
3rd/4th in Cabin $390.00 per person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $215.39 per person
Deposit $350.00 per person
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Although subject to change at any time, the listed prices are generally available up to about 90 days before sailing; at that time they convert to typically higher, market rates. Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time, can be withdrawn at any time and are capacity controlled.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with our staff. We strongly recommend Travel Insurance to cover the unexpected.
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

TravelSafe.comPlease visit TravelSafe.com for travel insurance information.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel insurance is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel insurance is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel insurance is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above; this link allows you to price out the insurance plan you prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

What Our Travel Insurance Can Cover:

  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption
  • Baggage/Personal Effects Loss & Dealy
  • Missed Connection
  • Medical Expense/Emergency Evacuation
  • Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation
  • Accidental Death
  • On-Call 24 Hour Assistance Services
  • Some plans even include cancel for any reason