15th Native Diabetes Prevention Conference & Native Fitness Training

Date: Jan 27, 2013 - Feb 1, 2013

Where: Phoeniz, AZ

About the Event:

Conference workshops encompass a variety of topics to include the following:

  • Traditional foods projects
  • Nutrition for diabetes prevention and management
  • Target populations in diabetes prevention (children, adolescents, adults and elders)
  • Diabetes and pregnancy
  • Diabetes program successes
  • Tribal community and school-based interventions
  • Multi-disciplinary team approach for diabetes prevention and treatment
  • Wellness and physical activity programs for diabetes prevention
  • Social marketing
  • Scientific and/or clinical research related to diabetes prevention
  • Role of stress and trauma in diabetes prevention and treatment
  • Role of alcohol and substance abuse in diabetes prevention and treatment
  • Documentaries related to diabetes prevention and/or the diabetes epidemic in Indian Country
  • Motivational interviewing for behavior change
  • Mental health issues, resources and support for families and individuals living with diabetes

Be sure to register before January 4 to secure regular registration rates. A group discount is available for groups with 10 or more participants.

For more information visit the conference webpage or the American Indian Institute - University of Oklahoma