New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council

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


Dec 4 Training :: Food for Life

HOW HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES CAN HELP PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES

Friday, December 4, 2015
Institute for American Indian Arts, Center for Lifelong Education
Santa Fe
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During this interactive educational session, which included a cooking demonstration and tasting, participants learned “How Healthy Food Choices Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes.”

In addition to recognizing how food marketing and labeling affects our food choices, participants learned to apply practices that incorporate Native American knowledge about traditional foods, agricultural practices, wild food harvesting techniques, and using food as medicine. Our presenters included:


Sept 11: What’s New in Diabetes Medications & Treatments?

WHAT’S NEW IN DIABETES MEDICATIONS & TREATMENTS
Friday, September 11, 2015
New Mexico Carpenters Union Training Center, Albuquerque
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Join us to learn about the latest in medications, treatments, and tools to help patients with diabetes become more familiar with their health management options.

PRESENTERS:

 


June 5 Training :: Diabetic Gastroparesis

DIABETIC GASTROPARESIS: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENTS 
Friday, June 5, 2015
New Mexico Carpenters Union Training Center
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During this session attendees will learn more about gastroparesis, a disorder affecting people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in which the stomach takes too long to empty its contents … it’s really a pain in the gut! 

Gastroparesis can make diabetes worse by making it more difficult to manage blood glucose. Our presenters will help you to identify treatment options, including blood sugar management, insulin adjustments, diet, medications, and gastric electric stimulation.

PRESENTERS 


April 10 Training :: Programs That Work to Prevent & Manage Diabetes

GROWING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
Friday, April 10, 2015
New Mexico Carpenters Training Center
Agenda

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Program led this training session focused on identifying opportunities that promote and deliver the evidence-based programs: the National Diabetes Prevention Program, the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program/MyCD, and the Diabetes Self-Management Program

PRESENTATIONS & TRAINING MATERIALS

National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

MyCD/DSMP


Dec 5 Training :: Addressing Childhood Obesity & Improving Family Health

Friday, December 5, 2014
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque
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Our educational session focused on how to equip young people and families with skills, knowledge and motivation to eat healthier and be more physically active.

View the day’s presentations and supporting materials


Sept 5 Training :: Aging and Diabetes

THE CHALLENGES OF AGING & MANAGING DIABETES
Friday, September 5, 2014
Carpenters Union Training Center – Albuquerque
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Diabetes occurs in people of all ages, but it’s more common in older adults.  The presenters on Sept 5 will provide information and resources on how you can help older adults learn how to better manage their diabetes or take steps to prevent type 2 diabetes. Caregivers and health care professionals of older adults will find helpful tools to enhance their understanding of issues that affect this population.

Slide Presentations: 

Additional resources:


June 20 Training :: Improving Diabetes Care in New Mexico

TOOLS AND RESOURCES NEEDED IN THE NEW HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT
Friday, June 20, 2014
Location: Carpenters Union Training Center – Albuquerque
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Slide Show Presentations:


April 4 Training :: Traditional Foods in Modern Times

383_026HOW IMPROVING ACCESS TO ANCESTRAL NATIVE FOODS MAY HELP PROMOTE HEALTH AND PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES
Friday, April 4, 2014
Location: CNM Workforce Training Center – Albuquerque
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With this delicious program, participants will learn more about how using ancestral Native American foods to promote health and wellness.

Slide Show Presentations:

Unfortunately, we’re unable to recreate the delicious tasting that Chefs Frank and Whitewater provided that day. However, below are two recipes and more can be found on the Red Mesa Cuisine website.

You can also download the Power to Heal Diabetes booklet that features cooking lessons from Chef Frank at ThePowerPlate.org

More related news:


Training Archive

Below is an archive for NMDAC trainings that occurred between Sept. 16, 2011 and Dec. 6, 2013.


Dec 6, 2013 :: Evidence for Nutrition Therapy

Location: CNM Workforce Training Center – Albuquerque
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Slide Show Presentations:


Sept 13, 2013 :: Best Practices for Type Two Diabetes Management: Beyond Medications

Location: CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
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Slide Show Presentations:


June 14, 2013 :: National Diabetes Prevention Practicum: Hands on training for how to put the program to use

Location: CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
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Handouts and References:


April 12, 2013 :: What Is a Patient-Centered Medical Home?

Location: CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
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Slide Presentations:


Dec 7, 2012 :: National Diabetes Prevention Program in New Mexico — Progress Report
Location: CNM Workforce Training Center
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Presentation


Sept 14, 2012 :: Best Practices in Diabetes Prevention and Management

Location: CNM Workforce Training Center
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Video Links:


April 13, 2012

Location: CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
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Presentations:

  • Teens Struggling with Diabetes: The Outdoor Program
  • Strong Women Strong Bones: Strength Training Bone Health Program for Women Over 50
  • Just Be It! Healthy and Fit: Nutrition and Fitness Program for Youth and Their Families

Dec 2, 2011
Location: CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
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Presentations:

  • Mind-Body Stress Reduction Techniques for Hypertension by Julie K. Staples, PhD, Awareness Technologies Inc.
  • Chronic Kidney Disease and Nutrition: Changes Across the Continuum by Beverly J. Spears, RD, CDE, LD, Right Start Case Manager, Fresenius Medical Care
  • Improving Outcomes in Patients with Diabetes and Kidney Disease by Andrew S. Narva,
    MD, FACP, Director, National Kidney Disease Education Program, NIDDK

Sept 16, 2011
Location: CNM Workforce Training Center, Albuquerque
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Presentations:

  • Effective Worksite Strategies, Lisa Gatan, NMDOH
  • Understanding Arthritis and What People Can Do, Chris Lucero, NMDOH
  • Weight Loss Strategies for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes: What I Need to Tell My Patients, Linda Reineke, RD, LD, CDE, UNM Hospital

 


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About Us

Our mission is provide and advocate for culturally-sensitive professional development for the multidisciplinary health care professional community in order to improve the quality of diabetes prevention and care in New Mexico.

The New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council represents individuals and groups across New Mexico trying to reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals, families, communities, the health care system, and the state.

Each year, we coordinate a series of professional development sessions that are attended by physicians, nurses, dieticians, podiatrists, optometrists, promotores, community health representatives, health educators, program administrators, and students.