Check this webpage frequently for a list of upcoming conferences, workshops and trainings related to diabetes and Indian health issues. Learn about the latest diabetes treatment and prevention strategies. Take an opportunity to share and network with each other. In addition, CME/CE credits may be offered.
Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) Conference and Health Fair
The Ultimate Diabetes Event - See site for dates and locations.
The focus is on the importance of diabetes education and being your own best advocate when it comes to your condition. TCOYD conferences and health fairs bring together people with diabetes and those at risk with medical professionals and diabetes-related experts.
17th Native Diabetes Prevention Conference
Protecting the Generations: A Lifespan Approach to Preventing Diabetes
January 25 – 28, 2015 | Hilton Phoenix/Mesa | Mesa, Arizona
This conference brings together tribal members from American Indian, Alaska Native, and Canadian First Nations communities, individuals representing academia, tribal health systems, public health, diabetes educators, community health representatives, and more. General sessions, workshops, and wellness activities will focus on diabetes prevention using a blend of traditional and contemporary strategies. Areas of focus include: diabetes prevention programs, diabetes prevention research, and wellness for diabetes prevention and self-management. Continuing education is available.
IHS National Combined Council
January 26 – 30, 2015 | Virtual Meeting
This five day (4 hours each day) meeting is designed for National Combined Council members, NCC Intercouncil Workgroup Teams, and IHS Federal, Tribal, & Urban programs personnel. The purpose of this meeting is to engage in thought-provoking cross-council discussions in these areas: Analyze practical concepts, Review current issues in Indian Health, Identify practical strategies to address these health care issues, Collaborate on commendations, To delineate action plans that are specific, measureable, attainable, time sensitive, and most importantly, realistic.
6th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health
Resilience: Our ancestors’ legacy, our children’s strength
March 20 – 22, 2015 | Ottawa, Ontario
The International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health, held every two years, focuses on innovative clinical care models and community-based public health approaches for children and youth in First Nations, Inuit, American Indian, Alaska Native and other Indigenous communities around the world. Participants share model programs and research, learn about prevalent health problems, and acquire practical skills for use in community settings.