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.
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.
Diabetes in Pregnancy: New Challenges
Hosted by the Sweet Success Extension Program and Navajo Nation Sweet Success Group Associates
April 23 – 24, 2015 | DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque | Albuquerque, New Mexico
The agenda has been planned to address practical diabetes in pregnancy management strategies for Tribal/IHS programs, with an emphasis on breaking the multi-generational cycle of obesity and diabetes.
Annual California Area Diabetes Day
May 7, 2015 | Sacramento, California
The California Area Indian Health Service is hosting the Annual California Area Diabetes Day. The intended audience includes the following: diabetes coordinators, physicians, nurses, behavioral health professionals, mid-level practitioners, dietitians, clinic support staff, GPRA coordinators, community outreach professionals, Tribal officials, healthcare program directors, and other interested community members. For more information contact Rachel Pulverman at 916-930-3981, ext. 361 or Rachel.Pulverman@ihs.gov.