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Diabetes in Special and Vulnerable Populations: A National Learning Series - Part 3
Health Center Strategies for Diabetes Screening and Prevention for Children, Adults, and the Elderly

Resource Topic: Diabetes
Resource Subtopic: Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, Quality Improvement, Programs and Services, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Policy and Advocacy, Research and Data

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This webinar focuses on how one of the main ways diabetic patients access care is primarily through health centers. With Type I and Type II diabetes on the rise, many health centers struggle to properly diagnose patients of all ages with diabetes. This webinar explores diabetes prevention and care strategies across the lifespan. Presenters will discuss standards of care in the screening and prevention for children, adults, and the elderly, sharing experiences from the field. Presenters also engages participants around case examples of successful diabetes prevention programs, pediatric, adult, and geriatric clinical guidelines for prevention and screening, Finally, presenters connects participant with resources to outreach opportunities and tools they can apply and adapt for their own health centers. It is a collaboration between AAPCHO, National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC), School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA), and the National Center for Equitable Care for the Elderly (ECE).

Resource Details: This webinar is the third of a four part national series titled Diabetes in Special and Vulnerable Populations: A National Learning Series focused specifically on addressing diabetes and those affected by it. This webinar describes the many challenges health centers face in treating diabetic patients of different ages. It focuses on the unique health barriers specific to each age group for children, adults and seniors. These age-specific barriers differs in terms of what risk factors to look out for, best practices for screening, and approaches for treatment and care management. It also share successful programs and strategies health centers have implemented to address these age-specific challenges.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.