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Monday, February 08, 2016

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives


Online Cultural Competence Training - Earn 9 CME/CE Hours at No Cost
A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care is a self-directed training course designed for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. Hosted by the Office of Minority Health, this e-learning program explores engaging cases as a way to learn more about cultural competency in health care.

Help Your Clients Set Blood Sugar and A1C Goals
Easy-to-use handout explains A1C and shows the correlation to blood sugar. Use in classes or one-on-one.

Be Ready for American Heart Month With These Newsletter Drop-In Materials
February is American Heart Month. Forward this public service announcement and article to your newsletter editor now. Clients will learn four ways to lower cholesterol and protect their hearts.

Updated Lipid and Aspirin Therapy Algorithm Available!
Clinicians can access diabetes treatment algorithms on topics such as foot care, hypertension management, insulin, and more. Also viewable from your mobile device or tablet.

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Join the IHS Diabetes LISTSERV to receive updates on training opportunities, research, and resources related to diabetes prevention and treatment in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

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Community Corner

Let’s Move! in Indian Country Logodouble chevrons  Let’s Move! in Indian Country – Learn how SDPI Programs are making a difference in their communities!
Next Session:
February 23rd @ 3pm EST


double chevrons  Kidney Health Resources – Use these resources to learn how kidney disease can be prevented and treated.


Graphic showing a provider holding an article he printed from the Printable Materials page.double chevrons  Health Topics at Your Fingertips – Print out easy-to-read handouts on a variety of diabetes-related topics.


heart icon  Audio Book for Elders – Order this 3 CD set. Elders will enjoy listening to Barbara Mora's heartfelt journey with diabetes.


heart icon  Success StoriesWatch short videos with happy endings, and read stories about Native communities taking healthy steps.

Diabetes Prevention & Healthy Heart (DP/HH) Initiatives


Community-Directed Grant

FY 2016 Grantees

FY 2015 Grantees

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention | Phone: 1-844-IHS-DDTP (1-844-447-3387) | diabetesprogram@ihs.gov