New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council

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


September 7 Training: Diabetes and the Elderly

DIABETES AND THE ELDERLY

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

Building Pathways to Fall Prevention

Cheyenne McCravey M.Ed.
Secondary Falls Prevention Coordinator
Adult Falls Prevention Program
Epidemiology and Response Division
NM Department of Health

2017 Survey Results
Susan Dade RD, LD, CDE
NMDAC Chair

Diabetes Care for Aging Veterans

Linda MacDonald MD
NM VA Health Care System
Associate Professor of Medicine, UNM School of Medicine

Diabetes and the Elderly: Medication Considerations When Determining Benefits and Risks

Gretchen M Ray PharmD, PhC, BCACP, CDE
UNM College of Pharmacy
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

 


June 1 Training: Women Living with Diabetes

WOMEN LIVING WITH DIABETES: CHALLENGES AND TRIUMPHS
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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Dec 1 Training :: Obesity, Diabetes and Youth: Real World Strategies to Improving Nutrition and Increasing Activity

OBESITY, DIABETES AND YOUTH: REAL WORLD STRATEGIES TO IMPROVING NUTRITION AND INCREASING ACTIVITY
Friday, December 1, 2017
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
CNM Workforce Training Center
To view the agenda, click here.

Opportunity to learn from the following speakers about what New Mexico is doing to

Presenters:


Sept 8 Training :: From the Basic Necessities to the Latest Technologies

MANAGING DIABETES: FROM THE BASIC NECESSITIES TO THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES
Friday, September 8, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
CNM Workforce Training Center
To view the agenda, click here.
Opportunity to learn from the following speakers about what New Mexico is doing to address food insecurity, how it impacts individuals with diabetes, as well as about the latest and greatest technologies to monitor and treat diabetes.
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June 2 Training :: Connecting The Dots

CONNECTING THE DOTS – WORKING TOGETHER TO IMPROVE DIABETES MANAGEMENT
Friday, June 2
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
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March 3 Training :: Diabetes and Sleep Disorders

DIABETES AND SLEEP DISORDERS
Friday, March 3, 2017
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

The training session offered information on how to recognize common sleep disorders in diabetes, the bi-directional relationship between sleep disorders and diabetes and the association between obstructive sleep apnea and diabetes, and the effect of obstructive sleep apnea on glycemic control.

The educational session also highlighted snoring rules and guide lines that are used to determine breathing events during sleep and clinic tools that are used to scan patients for sleep issues.

In addition, the training seminar focused on describing the best CPAP mask and the five rules to help with CPAP mask fitting to prevent certain issues.

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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: