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Enhance your professional development with NDEP’s webinars. Learn new approaches for engaging communities, increasing cultural competence, and promoting diabetes prevention and management. Click here for information about continuing education for the webinar series [PDF – 47K].

Community Collaboration to Prevent and Manage Diabetes

Collaboration involving a variety of partners is critical to the delivery of effective and efficient type 2 diabetes prevention and management education within high risk/high burden communities. Webinar participants will hear how diabetes prevention and management is being addressed through community collaboration in rural, urban and high-risk/high-burden settings.
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Web on Demand: Start Date May 25, 2017 – Expiration Date May 25, 2021
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Food Insecurity and Its Impact on Diabetes Management: Identifying Interventions That Make a Difference

Food insecurity can negatively affect health outcomes. It can impact diabetes self-management, glucose control, health care utilization, and one’s ability to cope with a chronic illness. This NDEP webinar will focus on defining food insecurity, its association with diabetes, and strategies that diabetes educators, health educators, and community health workers can use to help people with diabetes improve self-care.
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Web on Demand: Start Date March 23, 2017 – Expiration Date March 23, 2021
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The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines: What Are They, How Have They Changed, and How Can You Use Them in Practice?

Two nutrition experts discuss recommendations for developing healthier eating patterns, suggestions for small, manageable dietary changes, and resources for putting the Dietary Guidelines for Americans into practice.
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Web on Demand: Start Date November 3, 2016 – Expiration Date November 3, 2020
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Getting Your Patients Ready for Effective Health Communications: A New Beginning in Diabetes Management

Effective patient-provider communication is the foundation for providing patient-centered diabetes care. Webinar presenters describe strategies that diabetes educators, health educators, and community health workers can use to enhance and improve patient-provider communication. Also, learn how diabetes educators are using the New Beginnings Discussion Guide to address this essential topic in diabetes self-management education.
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Web on Demand: Start Date June 21, 2016 – Expiration Date June 21, 2020
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Innovations in Diabetes Screening and Interventions for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

In this webinar, presenters share information about new diabetes screening guidelines for Asian Americans and describe innovative diabetes education approaches that have been used with AANHPI populations.
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Web on Demand: Start Date May 4, 2016 – Expiration Date May 4, 2020
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Important Updates of the 2016 American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Secrets of Success for the Health Care Team and Community Health Workers

This webinar reviews the 2016 American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes guidelines from the perspective of diabetes self-management education. The new standards are explained by a certified diabetes educator and pharmacist who discusses the importance of education for diabetes self-management, on medication algorithms, and on setting targets. She also explains the guidelines around the importance of using a patient-centered approach, among other substantive changes.
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Web on Demand: Start Date February 23, 2016 – Expiration Date February 23, 2020
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For our Spanish speaking audience:
Actualizaciones importantes de Normas de Cuidado Médico en Diabetes 2016 de la Asociación Americana de la Diabetes (ADA)
Este webinario repasa las Normas de Cuidado Médico en Diabetes 2016 de la Asociación Americana de la Diabetes desde la perspectiva de la educación para el manejo de la enfermedad. Una farmacéutica y educadora certificada en diabetes explica la importancia de la educación para el manejo de la diabetes, los algoritmos de los medicamentos y cómo determinar metas. Ella también explica el enfoque del manejo de la diabetes centrado en el paciente, entre otros cambios importantes.
Transcripcion [PDF – 410K]
Las Diapositivas [PDF – 2M]

Double Trouble: The Surprising Connection Between Diabetes and Tuberculosis

People with diabetes have a two to three times higher risk for tuberculosis (TB) than people without diabetes. In this webinar, experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explore how the two conditions interact, describe the impact of TB and diabetes on outcomes for both conditions, and suggest opportunities for collaboration between diabetes and TB programs.
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Web on Demand: Start Date October 27, 2015 – Expiration Date October 27, 2019
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Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes Education

Motivational interviewing is a collaborative, patient-centered approach that can strengthen people’s motivation and commitment to behavior change. The motivational interviewing process guides people with diabetes to develop their own strategies to make positive changes in their health. Webinar presenters describe motivational interviewing and its role in diabetes education and provide some practical examples of its application.
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Partners in Health. Engaging Faith Communities in Diabetes Prevention and Control

A panel of presenters introduces tools and strategies for working with faith-based organizations. Find out how to educate faith-based organizations about diabetes, conduct diabetes prevention and management activities, and create a healthy faith environment.
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Diabetes, Distress and Depression: Incorporating the Emotional Side of Diabetes in Clinical Care

Integrate the emotional aspects of diabetes into diabetes clinical care. This webinar explains the differences between depression and distress and how each can be addressed so that appropriate and targeted patient-centered interventions can occur.
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The Art of Storytelling and Use of Culturally-Adapted Tools to Educate on Diabetes Prevention

Storytelling can play a role in diabetes education by increasing people’s confidence that they can make positive changes and improving their problem-solving skills. Learn how storytelling can build trust and understanding, especially when the person with diabetes and the diabetes educator have different backgrounds and life experiences.
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Community Health Workers: Their Role in Preventing and Controlling Chronic Conditions

Learn about community health workers (CHWs) and what they do to address chronic conditions and health disparities. This webinar showcases the strategies that CDC uses to engage CHWs in preventing and managing chronic conditions, developing policy, and other efforts.
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Questions and Answers [PDF – 518K]

Culturally Competent Health Provider Communication: Insights from Research with Chinese, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island Patients with Diabetes

Discover the principles and methods for culturally competent communication between health care providers and their patients, with examples from Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander doctor-patient interaction.
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Diabetes and Nutrition in the Latino Community

Nutrition education is an important tool for preventing and managing diabetes within Hispanic and Latino communities. Build skills to deliver culturally oriented nutrition interventions and learn about NDEP’s nutrition materials for these populations.
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Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes: A Toolkit Addressing Psychological Issues for American Indian and Alaska Native People

Learn how to use the Living a Balanced Life with Diabetes Toolkit  . This toolkit helps health care professionals address psychosocial issues among American Indians and Alaska Natives with diabetes, such as depression, self-esteem, anger, and substance use.
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Population Health Management: Improving Health Where We Live, Work, and Play

Health care costs continue to soar, while health and well-being are declining. The speakers help participants recognize the social, economic, and physical factors that contribute to health and learn how employers and communities can work together to control health care spending and improve health using a population health management approach.
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Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Toolkit for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry