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DE0056: Diabetes Online CDE: Pre-Conception Care for Women at Risk for Development of Gestational or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Date: 10/01/2020 - 9/30/2021
Course Status: Available
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Laura Mercer
Director: Jan Frederick
Level: Review
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 1 - 1000 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 130)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

This webinar is sponsored by the Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention. The course can be accessed live on 10/4/17 at 3 p.m. EDT by going to Registration is not required; simply use the join session button at the time of the training.

This seminar will provide an in depth discussion of pre-conception considerations in working with women at risk for development of gestation diabetes [GDM] or type 2 diabetes [T2DM]. Information on the magnitude of the problem and the health outcome implications and risks will be provided. Evidence based information and ADA standards for patient care and education will be included.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Provide women at risk for developing diabetes with education about lifestyle interventions to promote weight control and diabetes prevention.
2. Describe the magnitude of the problem and the multi-generational impact of diabetes in pregnancy.
3. Identify one change you can make in providing pre-conception care and education for women at risk for developing diabetes.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (



Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.