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Monday, May 25, 2015

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


Conferences and Workshops

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.

Upcoming Conferences and Workshops

Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) Conference and Health Fair Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
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.
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American Diabetes Association 75th Anniversary Scientific Sessions Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
June 5–9, 2015   |   Boston Convention and Exhibition Center   |   Boston, Massachusetts

The Scientific Sessions brings together over 14,000 participants with a global presence from 124 countries. The program will feature the most timely and significant advances in basic science and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes. Includes five days of comprehensive, unparalleled education through symposia, oral abstract sessions, interest group discussions, meet-the-expert sessions, and special lectures and addresses. In addition, more than 2,000 abstracts will be featured as poster presentations.

2015 IHS National Combined Council Meeting
June 22–25, 2015    |   Location TBD

IHS National Combined Council and Inter-council Workgroup face to face meeting.

National Tobacco Prevention Institute 2015 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Working Together for Commercial Tobacco-Free AI/AN Communities
July 14-15, 2015   |   Albuquerque Marriott   |   Albuquerque, NM

The National Institute serves as a forum for health and wellness advocates (Tribal, State, National, Non-Profits, etc.) to connect and share "what works" strategies, to explore issues and concerns, to discuss program and policy making and to build networks for supporting tobacco prevention, intervention and control. The overall goal of the National Institute is to provide a "state-of-the-art" exchange of information in an interactive learning environment. Registration fee is $100. Contact Marita Jones or Alberta Becenti for more information.

Basic Tobacco Intervention Skills Certification Program for Native Communities Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Nicotine Dependence Treatment Continuing Education and Certification Program
July 16, 2015   |   Albuquerque Marriott   |   Albuquerque, NM

This continuing education program teaches the pathophysiology of nicotine addiction, and utilizes case studies, audiovisual aids, and return practice demonstrations to equip point of care providers with information along with methods and techniques to prevent and/or treat nicotine dependence. Contact Shawnell Damon or the ASU HealthCare Partnership to register.

 
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Other Upcoming IHS Related Events

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