New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council

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


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.
View session powerpoints.


June 2 Training :: Connecting The Dots

CONNECTING THE DOTS – WORKING TOGETHER TO IMPROVE DIABETES MANAGEMENT
Friday, June 2
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
To view the agenda, click HERE.

Featured presenters:


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.

>> ACCESS THE PRESENTATIONS >>

 


Presenter Needed to Speak on Diabetes in the Black Community

The Office of African American Affairs is hosting the annual 90-Day Healthy Body Challenge and is looking for a presenter to speak on Diabetes in the Black community. A small stipend may be provided.

If interested the event will take place on any Wednesday evening at 6 PM 3/15-4/12/2017.

If there are any questions or comments please contact Kenneth B. Winfrey, the health outreach coordinator at the State of New Mexico, Office of African American Affairs using the following information:


3rd Annual New Mexico Regional Diabetes Symposium

This message is to extend an invitation for CDEs in New Mexico to attend the following FREE continuing education activity:
 
Saturday, October 29, 2016
7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Albuquerque Marriott
2101 Louisiana Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Directions and hotel information: (505) 881-6800
Please see the brochure for more information and click on the link below for complete information and online registration:
page-0


The Chronic Disease Prevention Council

The Chronic Disease Prevention Council, with which the DAC has a close working relationship, has its quarterly meeting next week.  All who are interested are invited to attend.  In addition, please share this information with others in your networks who may be interested.

The meeting will focus on Health Systems Interventions and will take place on Tuesday, September 13, 1:00-4:00 pm, at the UNM Continuing Education Center in Albuquerque.  (Location: 1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131)

Conference calling is also available by dialing 505-633-4208 and entering code 5168054.

quarterly-meeting-8-13-16-page0001