2017 Iowa Diabetes Summit: Changing the Landscape of Prevention & Management


2017 Iowa Diabetes Summit: Changing the Landscape of Prevention & Management

11/17/2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, IA


The summit will provide a forum to discuss the latest practices, opportunities, resources, and tools for addressing diabetes prevention, control and management. National, state, and local experts will share innovative strategies for reducing the burden of diabetes in Iowa.

Objectives for Summit

By the end of the program, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify key interventions, models of success, resources, and tools for enhancing diabetes prevention and control programs at the state, and local level
  • Discuss how Iowa’s Diabetes Statewide Strategic Plan aligns with other initiatives in Iowa to foster collective impact
  • Describe the focus and key outcomes of the Iowa Diabetes Prevention Action Plan
  • Describe how the social determinants of health are used to develop programs and services for diabetes prevention and interventions
  • Explain the purpose of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Coverage Toolkit, including the intended audience
  • Examine coverage and reimbursement for diabetes treatment and management

Target Audience

The intended audience for the Summit is public health professionals, healthcare providers such as: physicians, nurses, advance practice nurses, chiropractors, physical therapist, health coaches, diabetes educators, dieticians, pharmacists, diabetes prevention program facilitators, diabetes self-management education coordinators, certified diabetic educators, and third-party payers.

Learn more and register here.

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