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USDHHS-20131113 Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar: Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Enrollment DeadlineSectionCourse FormatStart/End Dates Details Instructor(s)Speakers
Archived Webcast On Demand Recordings Ongoing

Course Description

Nearly 26 million people in the United States already have diabetes and another 79 million are at high risk for type 2 diabetes. Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. ET for a Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar focusing on diabetes. This Webinar will explore what is being done to prevent type 2 diabetes, including how clinical care and public health communities can work together and how communities are implementing evidence-based interventions to address diabetes.

This Webinar will feature:

  • Don Wright, M.D., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Ann Albright, Ph.D., R.D., Director, Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Judith Fradkin, M.D., Director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  • John Anderson, M.D., President, Medicine and Science, American Diabetes Association
  • Heather Hodge, M.Ed., Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Program, YMCA of the USA
  • Reverend Michel Faulkner, M.A., President, Institute for Leadership

Average Completion Time

1.5 hours



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