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Friday, August 26, 2016

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


Summertime Means Family, Food, and Fun! Be Ready!
Help your clients plan for family get-togethers and travel by sharing these handouts. One gives ten tips on healthy eating during celebrations. Another gives tips on healthy eating while traveling.

Newsletter Materials Will Help Parents Ensure Their Children Get Enough Sleep
Cute photo and a very important message: Kids need plenty of sleep. Forward to your newsletter editor now for inclusion in August newsletters…just in time for earlier bedtimes for school.

Diabetes Online CME/CE Education Opportunities
Join us for one-hour live and 1-2 hour recorded sessions that provide CME/CE credit. Presented by experts, these seminars discuss what's new, update your knowledge and skills, and describe practical tools to use with your patients with diabetes.

SDPI 2014 Report to Congress Now Available! [PDF - 523KB]
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.

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.

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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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Community Corner

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:
August 23rd @ 3pm EDT


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


Double Your Fun! It's time to enjoy the outdoors! Take your child, grandchild, niece, or nephew with you. The result? Two big smiles!double chevrons  Double Your Fun! – Public service announcement inspires you to get out and get active, while having fun with loved ones.


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.

IHS Letters on SDPI FY 2016 Community-Directed grant application process (07/22/2016):

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