Please join us for Region VII Diabetes Summit
Friday, November 18, 2016
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Maurer Center for Public Health
The summit will provide the latest information on the diabetes epidemic, how evidence-based programs are working to reduce this epidemic, and the roles key stakeholders play in prevention and control of diabetes.
Objectives for Summit:
By the end of the program, attendees will be able to:
Explain the role federal agencies play in addressing diabetes prevention and control at the state, and local level.
Discuss the prevalence and incidence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in the United States.
Explore innovative mechanisms for reaching high risk populations through healthcare referrals, community efforts, and program promotion.
Describe how evidence-based programs such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program, and the Diabetes Education and Support Programs impact prevention and control of diabetes.
Identify challenges and strategies for implementing and/or, utilizing evidence-based programs and services.
The intended audience for the Summit is public health professionals, healthcare providers such as: physicians, nurses, advance practice nurses, health coaches, diabetes educators, and dieticians, pharmacists, diabetes prevention program facilitators, diabetes self-management education coordinators, certified diabetic educators, and third-party payers.