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Thursday, April 02, 2015

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

Web-Based Trainings

Get CME/CE credit for diabetes-related online courses and seminars developed by the Division of Diabetes, designed for clinicians and other health professionals serving in the Indian health system. In addition, this section has information on external training opportunities and upcoming conferences.

CME/CE Trainings

Advancements in Diabetes Seminars
Earn CME/CE credit for online seminars presented by diabetes experts, covering what's new and offering practical tools. Sessions are recorded; earlier Advancements presentations are available to watch anytime, '24/7'. (Only the 'live' online seminars carry credits.)

Carbohydrate Counting: Basic to Advanced
Carbohydrate (carb) counting is a meal planning approach for diabetes management. This training provides an overview and key concepts of the three levels of carb counting; carb awareness, basic/consistent carb intake, and advanced carb counting using carb-to-insulin ratios and correction factors.

Diabetes Foot Care
This training provides a review of foot care for patients with diabetes. It contains in-depth information on foot care treatment and injury prevention. Training also includes description of a Best Practice in foot care.

Diabetes and Oral Health Connection
This training reviews the etiology, signs, and symptoms of periodontal disease, the providers role in screening for periodontal disease, the dental team's role in the treatment of periodontal disease and the connection between periodontal disease and diabetes management.

Food Insecurity and Diabetes: What’s the Connection?
Learn more about the connection between food insecurity and diabetes among Native Americans.

Managing Progressive CKD
This training reviews the guidelines for screening, diagnosing, and managing the progression of CKD in people with diabetes. Models for improving outcomes, and opportunities for education and intervention are described.

Physical Activity Guidelines for Diabetes and Prediabetes
This training reviews the latest guidelines for physical activity and cardiometabolic risk reduction in people with diabetes or prediabetes. It presents the current recommendations for weight loss and the management of diabetes and prediabetes.

Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose
This training provides a comprehensive overview of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) and diabetes, including sample protocols and a case study. Guidelines for using SMBG meters, implications for changes in practice, and steps clinicians can take to address common issues with SMBG are also covered.

Non-CME/CE Trainings

Communication Skills
These award winning* video trainings include handouts and discussion guides designed to help health care providers and others work more effectively with patients and co-workers.
* Adobe e-learning Challenge Best Video Runner Up 2009

Effects of Early Life Experience on Diabetes Risk
This training reviews the research related to brain development, genetics and fetal origin, and it describes evidence-based interventions to break the cycle.

Program Planning and Evaluation
This training and corresponding tools offer an introduction to the concepts and processes of planning and evaluating a diabetes program.


Help iconRequirements: You must have a computer with broadband Internet access. For the best experience viewing the videos, use Internet Explorer 7 or greater and Flash 8 player. Click on the "Flash" icon to install the player, if necessary. If you have any trouble viewing the video trainings, contact us at diabetesprogram@ihs.gov for alternate viewing options.

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