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DE0034: Diabetes Online CDE: Indigenous Foods Movement in Alaska - Holistic Approaches for Nutrition and Culture
Indigenous food ways have a long history of holistic wellness with significant contribution to diabetes prevention. This session will discuss Alaska movement in AN/AI communities for the reclamation and revitalization of indigenous foods. The Alaska foods cookbook project, large-scale use of indigenous foods in hospital meals and senior meals program, and therapeutic value of providing access to indigenous foods will all be discussed. Insights and recommendation for implementing indigenous foods programs will be shared.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Develop diabetes education that encourages use of indigenous food ways.
2. Educate patients about aspects of indigenous Native American lifestyles that may contribute to improved health and well-being.
3. Identify one change you can make in your clinical or public health practice that may help encourage or restore healthy aspects of indigenous lifestyles.
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.
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at CCEPR.ada.org
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.