02/7/2017 - Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance for a webinar on February 21 at 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) entitled "Improving Diabetes Screening and Referral to Prevention Programs." This webinar highlight the latest federal efforts to promote diabetes screening and prevention. Speakers will discuss the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on diabetes screening and the importance of referring patients to evidence-based diabetes prevention programs.
One of the Healthy People 2020 objectives is to increase the proportion of people with diabetes who receive formal diabetes self-management education. The Academy is a co-chair of the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, and members are encouraged to register.
A recording of the webinar will be available on the Healthy People 2020 website after the event.