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Addressing diabetes risk factors in school-aged children: MEND+ at Denver Health

Year Developed: 2023

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs

Language(s): English

Developed by: School-Based Health Alliance (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Join the School-Based Health Alliance to hear about evidence-based strategies for reducing diabetes risk among school-aged children and take away comprehensive strategies for obesity prevention and treatment within Health Centers and schools. Participants will learn about Denver Health’s successful example of an intensive in-house family weight management program tailored for Health. Our speaker will discuss how health centers can spearhead partnerships with schools in their community in various ways to support school-aged children’s obesity prevention and treatment.

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Keywords: Adolescents and Youth, Chronic Diseases and Care, Nutrition, Obesity, School Health Services.

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 $6,625,000 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