Session 1: Diabetes Screening and Prevention
Monday, November 1st, Noon CT
In our first session, Brianna Monahan and Kayla Magee, Diabetes Program Coordinators in North Dakota and South Dakota, will share statewide diabetes data and trends, review recent updates to diabetes screening recommendations and highlight resources available to healthcare providers to increase awareness of prediabetes among their patient population. They will conclude the session with a review of diabetes prevention programs available in North and South Dakota.
Session 2: A Review of Evidence Based and Clinical Guidelines in Treatment of Diabetes
Monday, November 8th, Noon CT
In this session, Dr. Eric Johnson will review current evidence-based and clinical guidelines in treatment of diabetes. The session will review medical and lifestyle management of diabetes, diabetes in older adults and highlight new ADA guidelines related screening for social determinants of health in diabetes care.
Session 3: Diabetes Self-Management Best Practices and Resources
Monday November 15th at Noon CT
Sue Johannsen, CNP, PA, CDCES and Diabetes Coordinator at Avera Medical Group, will join us to discuss diabetes self-management best practices and resources. Sue will review interventions that successfully lowered patient A1Cs by an average of 2%. She will also highlight the role of the care team in providing high-quality diabetes care.
Session 4: Engaging Tribal Communities in Addressing Health Disparities
Monday, November 22nd at Noon CT
In our final session, Dr. Billie Jo Kipp, clinical psychologist and Associate Director for Research and Evaluation, Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute, will discuss disparities in care among Native American populations and present a model of diabetes intervention that includes case-based learning, community empowerment and an adaptation of a medical model of culturally supported care of patients with diabetes.