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Friday, April 18, 2014

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


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Download these audio recordings to listen to presentations and trainings on your laptop, tablet or other mobile device – exploring a broad range of topics for providers, educators and patients with diabetes. Are you New to Podcasting?

Subjects include A1C for diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes, glucose management, preventive care, insulin therapy, personal experiences and historical perspectives. Transcripts are available for hearing-impaired visitors.

Now featuring Wit & Wisdom, all chapters.

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Podcasts for Clinicians

Overcoming Barriers - Talking to Patients About CKD

Andrew S. Narva, MD and Theresa Kuracina, MS, RD, CDE, discuss how to talk to patients about chronic kidney disease (CKD).
(7:22 minutes)

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Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes & Cardiometabolic Risk – Part 1

Ralph LaForge, MSc, Exercise Physiologist, reviews the justification and scientific support including recent clinical trial for instituting modest life style changes.
(21:52 minutes)

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Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes & Cardiometabolic Risk – Part 2

Ralph LaForge, MSc, Exercise Physiologist, discusses examples of these modest life style changes for reducing cardiometabolic risk.
(10:09 minutes)

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Preventative Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Stephen Rith-Najarian, MD, discusses foot care for people with diabetes.
(31:27 minutes)

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When and How to Use Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

Richard M Bergenstal, MD, provides an update on insulin therapy in Type 2 Diabetes.
(51:28 minutes)

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Talks on Cultural and Historical Contexts of Public Health and Chronic Illness

Development of Indigenous Knowledge in Public Health:
Epistemic Diversity as an Essential Component of Health Equity

Bonnie Duran, PhD talks about new scholarship on Western knowledge production and how the production of this knowledge has affected health disparities among indigenous peoples in the U.S. and worldwide.
(53:34 minutes)

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“Doctor Can You Hear My Spirit?” Collision or Collaboration as Two Worlds Meet in Clinic

Helen Maldonado, PA-C, CDE, sheds personal light on the subject of being a Native woman working for her community as a medical provider with experience in traditional healing.
(54:16 minutes)

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Strengthening Our Roots: One Region's Experience with Traditional Medicine and Healthcare Settings

Terry Maresca, MD, offers examples about what's happening in one region, the Pacific Northwest, in terms of certain concepts of traditional medicine being used within communities. She presents food for thought about how health care professionals can support AI/AN community efforts in this regard.
(53:41 minutes)

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Transgenerational Trauma, Soul Wounding and Effects on Families and Communities:
The Impact of History on Present Day Chronic Illnesses

Eduardo Duran, PhD, talks about historical trauma and the effects of trauma on Native American/Alaska Native families and communities.
(1 hour 57 minutes)

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Literacy, Health Communication and Diabetes Disparities

Dean Schillinger, MD, reviews what has been studied about the relationship between literacy and diabetes. For more information on health literacy go to HHS National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov and AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit. Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
(1 hour 1 minute)

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Personal Story Podcasts

Using Our Wit and Wisdom to Live Well with Diabetes (Audio CD version)

Listen as the author takes you along on her personal journey – all chapters now available

Using Our Wit and Wisdom to Live Well with Diabetes is the story of a Paiute/Dinè woman's journey with diabetes. Barbara Mora wrote this book to help other American Indians, Alaska Natives and all those who are beginning their journeys with diabetes. Show details icon Show details

Wit and Wisdom is also available to order in print version or audio book CD from the Online Catalog.
(15:33 minutes)

Chapter 1 - The Myth of Diabetes

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Chapter 2 - "You Have Diabetes" Show details icon Show details
Chapter 3 - Blood Sugar Testing Meltdowns Show details icon Show details
Chapter 4 - The Storm Before the Storm Show details icon Show details
Chapter 5 - Two Dark Years and Three Blessings Show details icon Show details
Chapter 6 - Eat This Cake Now! Show details icon Show details
Chapter 7 - Amazing Acts of Kindness Show details icon Show details
Chapter 8 - Meet My Perfect Family Show details icon Show details
Chapter 9 - The Sweat Lodge Might Help You Show details icon Show details
Chapter 10 - My Secret Key to Living Well with Diabetes Show details icon Show details
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SDPI Showcase Success Story - Ronnie Dixon

Ronnie Dixon (Elko Band of Western Shoshone) talks about managing his diabetes.
(1:29 minutes)

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