WVU Center for Metabolic Health






Try This for Healthcare Professionals Conference

Proven Strategies for Engaging Patients & Communities in Health

June 1st, 2017

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, West Virginia

Join Us!  Take action to fight West Virginia’s soaring rates of chronic disease. Engage in a day of evidence-based strategies for identifying, preventing, and reversing obesity, diabetes and metabolic roots of disease. The dedicated Healthcare Professionals conference will take place on Thursday, June 1. Continuing Education opportunities will continue through two inspiring, action-packed days of the Try This WV Conference, where more than 500 West Virginians, all determined to affect change, will collaborate to create healthier communities.
This conference will inspire and re-energize you and your practice!



Focus on West Virginia’s Providers and Patients

West Virginia faces unique health challenges, but there are many statewide providers, community organizations, and initiatives focused on combating these concerns. Collaborate with fellow WV professionals to discover how your practice can be part of the change!


Preliminary Program

Kicking off with an introduction to Try This, the conference will offer practical strategies for engaging your patients and communities in movement, food, and stress management.  Topics include reversing diabetes, approaches to childhood obesity, and dietary approaches for opioid dependence.  Keynote speaker Gary Taubes and health care innovators from across West Virginia will share their work, insight and lessons learned.

Click here for our preliminary program!



Continuing Education Credits Available

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Dietitians may receive 11 hours of continuing education credits throughout the three day event.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the West Virginia State Medical Association (WVSMA) through the joint providership of Berkeley Medical Center and Try This WV. The Berkeley Medical Center is accredited by the WVSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Berkeley Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Try This for Healthcare Professionals is brought to you in collaboration between: