The MN-DC was selected to participate in the 2014 National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health (NLAPH) program focused on improving population health by working with multi-sector leadership teams. Read the Minnesota Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes Connection to learn more.
Provider Webinar held Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Health Diabetes Program with funds from the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors’ State Diabetes Prevention Program 2013 grant. Hosted by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement Presented by J. Michael Gonzalez-Campoy, MD, PhD, FACE, Medical Director and CEO, MN Center for Obesity, Metabolism and Endocrinology (MNCOME) and Teresa L. Pearson, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE diabetes educator and Director, Clinical Services at Halleland Habicht Consulting.
Visit the newly updated MN Dept of Health’s I CAN Prevent Diabetes Prediabetes Health Providers Tool Kit to see the updated Minnesota Prediabetes Screening and Treatment Algorithm, new CDC tools for providers and patients to promote the National Diabetes Prevention Program, and Where to Find a NDPP Group in Minnesota, and current Minnesota factsheets about the impact of diabetes and prediabetes in our state.
Diabetes affects everyone in the family. If you have diabetes, ask everyone in your family to help you manage your disease. If you live with a person with diabetes, your support is important in helping prevent serious health problems.
Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes?
If you have a family history of type 2 diabetes (with a mother, father, brother, or sister), you are at greater risk for the disease. Take steps now to lower your risk.