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Pre-Diabetes: What Can We Do About It?

Date: October 2, 2013

Location: Webinar

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

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Join a live web-based presentation on how we can prevent diabetes. Hear the science and learn the strategy that has led to a 58% reduction in risk of diabetes.

Program Description: This program will focus on screening, diagnosis and treatment for pre-diabetes – including the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP). Using the Screen, Counsel, Refer and Follow-up Model, the presenters will describe how to incorporate a diabetes prevention strategy into your practice, and how to access appropriate programs in your community.

Objectives:

  • Describe the screening, diagnosis and treatment of pre-diabetes
  • Present the Provider’s Toolkit
  • Describe how to apply the Screen, Counsel, Refer and Follow-up Model to diabetes
  • Identify National Diabetes Prevention Program sites in Minnesota and how to access them

Speakers:

J. Michael Gonzalez-Campoy, MD, PhD, FACE, is the Medical Director and CEO, MN Center for Obesity, Metabolism and Endocrinology (MNCOME) and past President of the MN Medical Association. As past Chair of the Diabetes Steering Committee of the MN Department of Health, he led the launch of the MN Diabetes Plan 2010 focused on community health and diabetes prevention.  A member of a variety of national boards, Dr. Gonzalez-Campoy has been a strong proponent for early intervention in metabolic diseases, with a focus on the treatment of obesity and adiposopathy.

Teresa L. Pearson, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE is a diabetes educator and Director, Clinical Services at Halleland Habicht Consulting. A longstanding member of the MN Diabetes Steering Committee, along with a number of other boards of directors, Ms. Pearson is a strong proponent of the prevention and management of diabetes.

Contact Hours: One

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