3073.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Conquering Diabetes: The National Diabetes Education Program

The impact of diabetes on vision can be devastating but does not have to be. Health education directed toward patients, doctors and the general public is an invaluable tool for preventing blindness. This session will give the participant information on how to provide diabetes education in the workplace, in various cultures, etc
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Presider(s):Valarie Conrad
12:30 PMFacilitating Communication Among Partners: The National Diabetes Education Program
Faye L. Wong, Priscilla Barnes, MPH, CHES, Phyllis McGuire, Margo Gillman, MPH
12:45 PMBuilding Knowledge and Awareness of Diabetes in the Workplace
Michon Bechamps, MHS, Wong Faye, MPH, RD, W. Douglas Evans, PhD, Connie Crawley, MS, RD, LD, Pamela Allweiss, MD, MPH
1:00 PMAsian American/Pacific Islanders Native Language Diabetes Campaign
Jeffrey Caballero, Genevieve Jeong, Faye Wong, MPH, RD, Joanne Gallivan, MS, RD
1:15 PMPartners Implement the National Diabetes Education Program
Faye L. Wong, MPH, RD, Dara Murphy, MPH, Joanne Gallivan, MS, RD
1:30 PMPharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry and Dentistry Channels for Diabetes Education
Norma K Bowyer, OD, MS, MPH, FAAO, Ross Taubman, DPM, Arlene Lester, DDS, Faye Wong, MPH, RD
Sponsor:Vision Care Section
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Food and Nutrition; Podiatric Health; Social Work; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA