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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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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43rd Annual AAIP Meeting and National Health Conference Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Affordable Care Act: Our Time for Optimizing Sustainable Change and Excellence in Health for Indian Country
July 22 - 27, 2014   |   Hyatt Tech Center   |   Denver, CO

The AAIP conference servers as a forum for native health care professionals, policy makers, and tribal/community members concerned with American Indian/Alaska Native health issues.

Presentations will address disease prevention strategies regarding diabetes, cancer, depression, substance abuse, trauma, childhood obesity, suicide, domestic violence, cardiovascular disease and many other health related topics. The conference also provides a forum for student recruitment into health professions.

Native Fitness XI Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
July 29 - 30, 2014   |   Nike World Headquarters   |   Beaverton, OR

Receive skills in basic aerobic training, learn creative fitness training techniques, and learn culturally specific approaches to health and wellness. All are welcome to attend, including diabetes coordinators, tribal fitness coordinators, community wellness trainers, youth coordinators, and tribal leaders.

American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
August 6 – 9, 2014   |   Hyatt Regency Orlando   |   Orlando, FL

Diabetes educators from across the country gather to learn from the brightest and most respected minds in diabetes care, share innovative ideas, network, and have fun. Past attendees report leaving the meeting with a stockpile of new ideas and renewed passion for their work. The meeting is comprised of general sessions, breakout sessions, poster presentations, corporate symposia and product theaters.

National Indian Health Board (NIHB) 31st Annual Consumer Conference Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Advancing Native Health Care through Consultation, Technology, and Tradition
September 8 – 11, 2014   |   Hyatt Regency Albuquerque   |   Albuquerque, NM

The NIHB Consumer Conference will provide the most up-to-date and important information Tribal leaders, health directors and consumers will need as they work toward reducing American Indian and Alaska Native health disparities through continued advancement of the Tribal health care system. In addition to an in-depth, special focus on Health Information Technology, the conference also will offer presentations and workshops on Medicare, Medicaid and Health Care Reform; Health Care Policy & Advocacy; Health Promotion/Disease Prevention; Health, Public Health & Youth; Tribal Oral Health and other cross-cutting topics.

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Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention | Phone: (505) 248-4182 | Fax: (505) 248-4188 | diabetesprogram@ihs.gov