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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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


SDPI 2014 Report to Congress Now Available!
The 2014 Report to Congress highlights the SDPI's ongoing and outstanding accomplishments in improving the quality of diabetes care and health outcomes for American Indian/Alaska Native people.

Announcing SDPI FY 2016 Communiity-Directed Grantees [PDF - 523KB]
The Indian Health Service has provided funding for 301 SDPI Community-Directed Grant Programs to implement diabetes prevention and treatment interventions in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

April is National Minority Health Month
Earn 1 hour of CME/CE. This online seminar describes health care services for AI/AN people from the perspective of a Native American physician and invites health team members to increase self-awareness of attitudes, beliefs, biases, and behaviors that may influence clinical care.

Online Cultural Competence Training - Earn 9 CME/CE Hours at No Cost
A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care is a self-directed training course designed for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. Hosted by the Office of Minority Health, this e-learning program explores engaging cases as a way to learn more about cultural competency in health care.

Updated Lipid and Aspirin Therapy Algorithm Available!
Clinicians can access diabetes treatment algorithms on topics such as foot care, hypertension management, insulin, and more. Also viewable from your mobile device or tablet.

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Join the IHS Diabetes LISTSERV to receive updates on training opportunities, research, and resources related to diabetes prevention and treatment in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

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Let’s Move! in Indian Country Logodouble chevrons  Let’s Move! in Indian Country – Learn how SDPI Programs are making a difference in their communities!
Next Session:
May 24th @ 3pm EDT


double chevrons  Kidney Health Resources – Use these resources to learn how kidney disease can be prevented and treated.


Graphic showing a provider holding an article he printed from the Printable Materials page.double chevrons  Health Topics at Your Fingertips – Print out easy-to-read handouts on a variety of diabetes-related topics.


heart icon  Audio Book for Elders – Order this 3 CD set. Elders will enjoy listening to Barbara Mora's heartfelt journey with diabetes.


heart icon  Success StoriesWatch short videos with happy endings, and read stories about Native communities taking healthy steps.

Diabetes Prevention & Healthy Heart (DP/HH) Initiatives


Community-Directed Grant

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