Enhance your professional development with webinars. Learn new approaches for engaging communities, increasing cultural competence, and promoting diabetes prevention and management. Credit is available for some webinars.

Keep Them Coming Back: Resources for Coaches to Enroll and Retain Participants in Lifestyle Change Programs

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This webinar will highlight communication, marketing, and engagement tools for coaches in the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Lifestyle Change Program. CDC experts will demonstrate marketing resources that are tailored to specific audiences, including working adults and older adults who are eligible for the Medicare DPP. The presenters will also share tools (i.e. Personal Success Tool, Champion Toolkit) to help support efforts to recruit and retain participants.

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Web on demand: Expiration Date July 28, 2022
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Building a Sustainable Social Media Strategy

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The nuts and bolts of creating a social media strategy to build engagement with your audience to promote diabetes self-management and type 2 diabetes prevention.

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Cultural Adaptation of Materials

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Simple and inexpensive ways to make your diabetes management and type 2 diabetes prevention materials more relevant to your audiences by making them more culturally relevant.

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Health Is a Team Sport: Connecting Men to Resources for Diabetes Prevention and Management

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Diabetes affects more than 30 million American adults, and nearly 90 million adults have prediabetes, putting them at a high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.  It is well documented that men in minority communities are disproportionately affected by this chronic disease and are often reluctant to seek screening or participate in lifestyle change programs. Today more than ever, it is essential to understand and address the many needs of this hard-to-reach population. This webinar will offer strategies for engaging men in DSMES and other diabetes programs.

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The DSMES Toolkit: Your One-Stop Shop for Successful Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Services

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Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) services can improve behavior change in people living with diabetes and help meet provider benchmarks. CDC created the DSMES Toolkit to provide centralized resources to assist with the development, promotion, and implementation of DSMES services. Learn how to unpack the DSMES Toolkit resources to build the business case for DSMES, establish and deliver services, spark referrals, maximize reimbursement, and increase participation in DSMES. Learn more about DSMES at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/dsmes-toolkit/index.html

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Don’t Blame Me!: Helping Providers and People with Diabetes Overcome Challenges for Behavior Change

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Let’s face it, behavior change can be challenging. People with diabetes need to make lifestyle changes to control their glucose levels and avoid complications, but it’s not simply a matter of will power. When people with diabetes fall short, sometimes the environment is often to blame. Providers may feel blame, too. This webinar discusses self-care behaviors to help address their emotional needs.

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Web on demand: Start Date: May 30, 2019 – Expiration Date October 23, 2020
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Discovering the Full Super Powers of DSMES

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In this 90-minute webinar, a panel of “wonder women” in diabetes education discusses the four critical time points to assess, provide, and adjust diabetes self-management education/support. The webinar highlights a toolkit created by these national organizations to assist diabetes educators and others with sharing the information and recommendations included in the joint position statement. Webinar speakers showcase the mystery of DSMES though a role-play showcasing tips to use this position statement to increase referrals to DSMES services.

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Community Collaboration to Prevent and Manage Diabetes

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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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Food Insecurity and Its Impact on Diabetes Management: Identifying Interventions That Make a Difference

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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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Getting Your Patients Ready for Effective Health Communications: A New Beginning in Diabetes Management

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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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Innovations in Diabetes Screening and Interventions for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

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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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Double Trouble: The Surprising Connection Between Diabetes and Tuberculosis

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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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