New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council

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

2019 Biennial Member Survey

It is time again for the Biennial Member Survey.  The purpose of this survey is to gather your thoughts, opinions, and ideas on our trainings and activities. We want to make sure we are serving your needs as diabetes health professionals and educators.
The survey should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.  All responses will be kept confidential.   

If you would like to be entered into the drawing for a $50 gift card to WalMart, please make sure you enter your name and e-mail at the end of the survey.
All surveys must be returned by September 30 to be eligible for the drawing.

Start Survey Here

Decmber 7 Training: Diabetes and Heart Disease


If you were unable to attended the December 7 educational presentations, you can access the slides by clicking on the titles below

Heart Disease and Diabetes

Julia Fisk, BA
Program Manager for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program
New Mexico Department of Health

Ryan Sanchez, MPH
Health Educator for the Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program
New Mexico Department of Health

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Diabetes

Jim Nawarskas, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of New Mexico

Joe R. Anderson Pharm D
Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Associate Professor of Medicine
University of New Mexico

June 1 Training: Women Living with Diabetes

Friday, June 1, 2018
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
CNM Workforce Training Center
If you have diabetes, keeping your blood glucose as close to normal as possible before and during your pregnancy is important to stay healthy and have a healthy baby. Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy, and like other types of diabetes, it affects how cells use sugar (glucose). Any pregnancy complication is concerning, but there’s good news.
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NMDAC’s 2018 Membership Drive Now Open

NMDAC’s programs not only provides continuing education on diabetes-related topics, but each meeting also offers the opportunity for mentoring, camaraderie and information sharing among healthcare professionals who are making a difference in the lives of those with diabetes.

Download the 2018 Membership Application
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Benefits of Joining NMDAC
Annual Professional and Para-Professional Membership includes:

  • No fee for admission to each NMDAC educational session
  • Opportunity to apply for Continuing Education Units at each program (may include CME, CDR, CHES, ACPE)
  • Priority on stand-by list when sessions reach capacity
  • Opportunity to vote in elections and on NMDAC matters
  • Opportunity to further NMDAC’s mission by serving as a board member or on a select committee

Organizational Partner benefits also include:

  • Up to five designated members (savings of $125)
  • Recognition of organization/company on NMDAC website

Sustaining Partner benefits also include: 

  • Two designated members
  • Opportunity to have an information table at each meeting
  • Recognition of organization/company at each meeting, in event promotional e-mails, and on NMDAC website

Membership and training fees are waived for all state government employees.

Membership is for one year and ends December 31, 2018. Membership form and payment is requested by January 31 of each membership year. Membership will not be pro-rated for late enrollments; full payment will be due for partial or mid-year enrollments.