New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council

Working to reduce the burden of diabetes on communities in New Mexico.


Sept 9, 2022: Lifelong Weight Management Strategies to Help Every Patient

When: September 9, 2022

Where: Virtual Online training

Time: 8:30 log-in, 9:00 Meeting start – 11:55 am end (Click Here for Agenda)

CEUS: 2.5 applied for (CME, RD, CHES, CHW)

Join us for a training focused on weight management strategies to help every patient. National Speaker, Laura Andromalos, will focus on communication as well as the effects of weight loss medications. Dianne Christensen will build on the former presentation, focusing on how to help clients make the mental transition to changing their lifestyle. Kimberle Carter will end the day showing you practical tips on exercises suited for clients with diabetes, regardless of mobility level.

Learning Objectives:

  • Use respectful language related to body size
  • Describe non-scale victories for people optimizing metabolic health
  • Explain the mechanisms and potential side effects of weight loss medications
  • Recognize the importance of assisting clients to identify their “whys” for wellness on a consistent basis.
  • Teach tools to assist clients in changing their thinking regarding their health and wellness.
  • Teach clients how to set SMART goals and integrate them into their unique lifestyles.
  • Assist clients to manage their emotions and leverage stress towards positive personal growth.
  • Assist clients to focus on what they can control in their lives.
  • Teach the importance/benefits of exercise in managing diabetes
  • Explore the challenges/barriers to exercise in patients with diabetes (socioeconomic, cultural, etc…) 
  • Explain the specific exercises and workout styles that are best for clients with diabetes (w/low mobility or at a beginner’s fitness level) and what exercises to avoid, and why.

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Registration closes Sept 2, 2022

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Registration required to receive CEUs

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June 3 Training: Integrating Social Determinants of Health into your Programs and Practice

When: June 3, 2022

Time: 8:30-11:50, training will start at 9:00

2.5 CEU hours applied for (CME, CHES, CHW, RD)

Where: Virtual: Zoom

Recordings:

first session:  https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/AMvLvmx1zFTka7ICXwoM_ZjmIh6ZmxIt88TZuHVfY6nFY5UXi3hcPi22B_9VbHoD.tsoxF6czb7x7Ah0H?startTime=1654269120000

Second session:  https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/AMvLvmx1zFTka7ICXwoM_ZjmIh6ZmxIt88TZuHVfY6nFY5UXi3hcPi22B_9VbHoD.tsoxF6czb7x7Ah0H?startTime=1654272942000

Third session:  https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/AMvLvmx1zFTka7ICXwoM_ZjmIh6ZmxIt88TZuHVfY6nFY5UXi3hcPi22B_9VbHoD.tsoxF6czb7x7Ah0H?startTime=1654275156000

Join us in examining how you can apply social determinants of health to your programs and practice.  We will be hearing from Presbyterian, Black Health New Mexico, and Kewa Pueblo to learn more about how they meet the needs of the people they serve. Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the implementation steps for assessing and addressing patient’s social health needs in the healthcare setting.
  • List the benefits and potential uses of data derived from Universal social needs screening to steer SDOH programming.
  • Discuss the role of CHWs in contributing to positive patient outcomes.
  • Describe health outcomes related to SDOH interventions
  • Describe community driven public health
  • Explain what intersectionality is in relationship to public health.
  • Apply increased capacity to think outside of the standard American medical model when advancing public health outreach
  • Describe how to recruit and retain participants in a Tribal Community
  • Identify ways to build and maintain personal connection
  • Explain the importance of flexibility when working within a Tribal Community


NMDAC and NMAND Caring for the Whole Person Virtual Conference

March 3-5, 2022

This was a joint conference with the NM Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to explore pertinent topics around diabetes, nutrition, and patient care.

Conference Recordings

Thursday March 3, 2022

March 3 Session Modifying Recipes by Cassandra Vanderpool and Fallon Bader

Friday, March 4, 2022

March 4 Opening and DOH updates

March 4 Session 1a Lactation Insights by Noura El Habbal

March 4 Session 2a Ethics by Diana Gonzales-Pacheco

March 4 Session 1b WFPB Diet by Gabriel Gaarden and Session 2b Management of T1D by Kirsten Bennett

Note: The second session starts about 58 minutes into the recording.

March 4 Session 3 Physical Activity by Katie Presler

Saturday, March 5, 2022

March 5 Session 1 E.M.A. Tools by Mary Ann Hodorowicz

March 5 Session 2 Food Insecurity and Hunger Discussion Panel by Sue Perry, Liang-Yin Chen, Shelbie Corriz, Jill Dixon, and Tatiana Falcón Rodríguez

Conference Slides and Handouts

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Food as Medicine and Virtual Cook Along by Cassandra Vanderpool and Fallon Bader

Recipe for Cook Along

Choosing Beef by Katie Schulz

Friday, March 4

Session 1 a: Lactation Insights by Noura El Habbal

Session 1b: WFPB Diet by Gabriel Gaarden

Session 2 a: Ethics by Diana Gonzales-Pacheco

Session 2b: Management of Type 1 Diabetes by Kirsten Bennett

Session 3: Physical Activity by Katie Presler

Saturday, March 5

EMA Tools by Mary Ann Hodorowicz

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Registration and attendance required to earn CEUs. CEU certificates will be given upon completion of conference evaluations after Thursday and Saturday Sessions.


December 3, 2021 Training: Aging with Grace: Living Well with Diabetes

Where: Zoom Meeting

For the Agenda CLICK HERE

2.5 CEUs Applied for (CME, RD, CHES, CHW)

Cost: Free for members or $20 for non-members

This is the final training of our Diabetes Across the Ages Series. Join us to explore the impacts of Diabetes on older adults. Our speakers will look at issues specific to older adult populations. Dr. Marjorie Cypress will lay the foundation for the training by reviewing Diabetes in older adults. Dr. Krista Salazar and Stephanie Headrick will discuss specific pharmacological needs for older adults living with Diabetes. Elizabeth Salinas will speak about the risk of older adult falls and the impact Diabetes can have on falls as well as ways to prevent falls.

Upon completion of the training participants will be able to:

  • Identify common pharmacotherapy, pharmacotherapies therapies to avoid, monitoring parameters, safety guidelines and life style modifications in persons experiencing advanced age.
  • Describe about one pharmacy’s programs for supporting elderly patients and their caregivers and building team support.
  • Outline a framework for upholding pharmacist-patient partnerships that are culturally diverse and building and sustain supportive teams and team-environments.
  • Discuss pharmacist-patient cases for strengthening knowledge, skills and abilities for living well with Diabetes.
  • Explain why older adult falls are a public health concern
  • Identify five risk factors that contribute to falls in older adults
  • Examine the correlation between diabetes and fall risk
  • Identify five evidence-based interventions that reduce the risk of falls
  • Describe the impact of COVID-19 on Falls Prevention program delivery
  • List three Falls Prevention resources for older adults
  • Describe 4 of the effects of aging on DM and DM on aging
  • Identify at least 3 risk factors that can affect QOL and health status
  • Discuss the ADA’s standards of medical care in Older Adults

Recording of training


September 10, 2021 Training: Gestational Diabetes: Addressing the Unique Needs of Pregnant Women

Part 3 of our Diabetes Across the Ages series. We will explore nutritional and physical activity needs as well best practices around care and follow-up in women with GDM. Our presenters will be Suzy Carlin, RN, CDCES and Sonya M. Paiz, MS, RDN, LD, CDCES from UNMH and Geetha Rao, MS, RD, CDCES, CDTC, CPT, CLE from Sweet Success Express.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • List 2 strategies for improving post-partum follow up care for women after delivery.
  • Discuss 2 barriers that may affect positive pregnancy outcomes in women with gestational diabetes.
  • Identify the components of preconception counseling visits for women of childbearing age.
  • List the nutrition goals for pregnancy complicated with diabetes
  • Describe carbohydrate distribution and modifications in meal plan based on blood glucose control
  • Review appropriate weight gain goal during pregnancy
  • Identify benefits and contraindications of exercise during pregnancy

Handouts for Geetha Rao’s presentation: GDM Plate, CHO Distribution, Quick and Health Lunch Ideas, GDM Snacking

Meeting Recordings:

Before Break: https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/XZjMuWrKE1Nd3vOOjo4U3kDxLnOBhcARVMJWr7-2QFVGEgP9OmrYVk1FKD4qnHXE.kXKrLB5e_6Bnm2cQ?startTime=1631286746000

After the break: https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/XZjMuWrKE1Nd3vOOjo4U3kDxLnOBhcARVMJWr7-2QFVGEgP9OmrYVk1FKD4qnHXE.kXKrLB5e_6Bnm2cQ?startTime=1631291368000 


June 4, 2021 Training: Diabetes and Nutrition Across the Ages

When: June 4, 2021, 8:30 -11:30 am

Where: Zoom Meeting

For a full Agenda Click Here

2 CEUs applied for (CME, RD, CHES, CHW)

Cost: Free for members or $20 for non-members

This is part two of our Diabetes Across the Ages Series. Join us to explore nutrition specific to teens and adults with Diabetes. Our speakers will be looking specifically at how to make eating applicable and adaptable to the needs of the population.

Kirsten Bennet PhD, RDN, LD will explore real world eating and practical guidelines for youth with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and Laura McCann MS, RD, LD will review nutritional needs for adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Upon completion of this training participants will be able to:

  • Identify unique nutrition needs of youth/adolescents to be considered when managing diabetes
  • Outline factors that impact eating behaviors of youth/adolescents
  • Explore ways to support healthy food choices and positive eating behaviors for youth/adolescents managing diabetes
  • Identify evidence-based eating patterns effective for weight management in people with diabetes
  • Discuss benefits of Mediterranean, DASH, Low Carb and Plant-Based eating patterns with patients
  • Gather practical dietary counseling tips to share with people with diabetes

Recording of the Training CLICK HERE


March 5, 2021 Meeting: Diabetes and Youth: Making the Connection

When: March 5, 2021 8:30 am -12:20 pm

For Recording of the meeting CLICK HERE

Join us in exploring diabetes in youth and the special considerations needed when working with them and their families.

Dr. Ponder will discuss messages that need to be heard by all persons newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the roles of proactive and reactive decision making in diabetes self-care, and comparing static versus dynamic diabetes self-management approaches.

Zoe Schlenker will share her family’s experience of raising 4 children, 2 of which were diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.

Louise Laskaratos will discuss diabetes camp as well CGM and pumps in youth. She will explore considerations needed as well as the benefits and barriers to CGMs and Pumps.


December 4, 2020 Meeting: Celebrating the Holidays in a COVID World

When: Friday, December 4, 2020, 2.5 CEUS available for those who attended live

Where: Zoom Meeting, registration required!

What:

Taking the Distress Out of Stress: Coping with the End of the World as We Know It: Explore current stressors and mental health issues that are currently happening due to COVID, how to identify them, and what to do to help your patients and yourself. Presented by Dr. Susan Perry Ph.D. CCMH, CDE, NDPP Master Trainer and Mimi Ludden, MS, MA, LMHC, RYT-500

Everything and the Kitchen Sink: Explore holiday eating tips and health resources. Plus, learn tricks to offering great online food demos while observing the creation of a meal from simple pantry ingredients. This session will be full of practical information for you and your clients. Presented by Cassandra Vanderpool, MS, RDN, LD and Ashley Dunworth, RDN, CDCES

Zoom Recording of entire meeting

Handouts

Behavioral Health Resource Page

AADE Holiday Toolkit

Considering Other Thanksgiving Activities

Safe Holidays

Quinoa and Black Beans and Tuna Pattie Recipe

Tips for Facilitating Live Virtual Food Demos

Virtual Cooking Demo Checklist


September 11 Meeting: Food and Nutrition in a Changing World

When: September 11, 2020 9:00 am -12:45 pm, 2.75 CEUs applied for, available to those who attended live

Where: Virtual Meeting

What: Join us for a virtual interactive meeting to explore Covid-19 and Diabetes, The state of Food Security in NM, and Extreme Diets: Facts and Risks

COVID-19 & Diabetes Connection: The facts and what you need to know, presented by Lisa Taylor DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, BSN, RN, Assistant Clinical Professor, UNM College of Nursing

The State of Food Security in NM panelist discussion: Robert Eggers, Michael Venticinque, Value Chain Coordinator for New Mexico Farmers Marketing Association, and Shelbie Coriz, Healthy Foods Center Coordinator: Health and Wellness Initiative for Roadrunner Food Bank

Extreme Diets: Facts and Risks, Presented By Jessika Brown RD, LD, CSSD, CEDRD-S, MS, Director of Nutrition at Eating Disorders Treatment Center

Links to recordings:

NMDAC & DPCP Updates:  https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/FMIEKd531K1Z7Uu4JpUYw-PrMTenYkV25KXo4qYgldXJa4UFPwhqP8doxkBvmpBt.PCvKu-abqf1-YXLx?startTime=1599836759000 

COVID-19 & Diabetes Connection:  https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/37ZLYE5kmYqadV8Lszs7EUOYVpr7eKmi69FJB_cH5VBKMMwtd7ut3-ENKlyH_bQ.JhiJlXptVtO-BpOv?startTime=1598389367000 

Updated COVID-19 One Pager: https://files.constantcontact.com/a0a6a6ab001/7c687c19-a77c-42ba-acb3-00089e956c39.docx

The State of Food Security in NM:  https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/FMIEKd531K1Z7Uu4JpUYw-PrMTenYkV25KXo4qYgldXJa4UFPwhqP8doxkBvmpBt.PCvKu-abqf1-YXLx?startTime=1599842076000 

Extreme Diets: Facts and Risks:  https://nmsu.zoom.us/rec/share/FMIEKd531K1Z7Uu4JpUYw-PrMTenYkV25KXo4qYgldXJa4UFPwhqP8doxkBvmpBt.PCvKu-abqf1-YXLx?startTime=1599846369000