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Saturday, April 19, 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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Cross Cultural Medicine/Data Into Action Workshops Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
Association of American Indian Physicians
April 24 - 26, 2014   |   Hotel Santa Fe   |   Santa Fe, NM

This year’s Cross Cultural Medicine Workshop has an added bonus and will be held with a one-day Data Into Action workshop that will focus on using data to conduct community needs assessments and more.

Healing of the Canoe Curriculum Training Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
May 15 - 16, 2014   |   Northern Quest Resort   |   Spokane, WA

The Healing of the Canoe Project is a collaborative project between the Suquamish Tribe, Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI), Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov University of Washington. Now in the final phase of an 11 year project, the Healing of the Canoe team is focusing on dissemination of the life skills curriculum that was developed by each tribal community to promote a sense of cultural belonging and prevent substance abuse among tribal youth. Come and learn how to adapt and implement this tribally developed curriculum! For more information visit the Healing of the Canoe website. You can also email info@healingofthecanoe.org or call Lisa Rey Thomas at (206) 473-9692.

American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions (2014) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov
June 13 - 17, 2014   |   Moscone Center   |   San Francisco, CA

The 5-day meeting will feature timely and significant advances in basic science and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes. Attendees will be able to choose from over 3,000 original presentations which include symposia, oral abstract sessions, meet the expert sessions, interest group discussions, guided audio poster tours, and poster presentations.

NEW 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.

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Other Upcoming IHS Related Events

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