Pre-Diabetes, What Can We Do About It?

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.

https://www.icsi.org/_asset/qmpkz5/PrediabetesWebinar9302013finalslides.pdf

Provider’s Prediabetes Tool Kit

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.

http://www.icanpreventdiabetes.org/hptoolkit.html

Diabetes is a Family Affair

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.

Resources to help you live better with diabetes and to help lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

A voluntary group working together to keep you informed about ways to prevent and manage diabetes and heart disease.