New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council

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


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:
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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.

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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:


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
Agenda

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
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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