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PRELIMINARY AGENDA

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Tuesday, April 10
 

10:15am

A National Diabetes Prevention Network Using Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Programs
Preventing or delaying onset of development of diabetes is the most efficient means to reducing the overall incidence of type 2 diabetes. The National Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidence based, scalable intervention, demonstrated to do just that. Diabetes educators are providing prevention education.

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
Room B

10:15am

Assessing the Feasibility of an Alternative Diabetes Prevention Program for Latinos
The National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) is considered an effective intervention for reducing diabetes risk, yet while diabetes disproportionately affects minorities and lower income populations, these groups have been underrepresented in studies reporting the success of the NDPP. We explore whether a culturally-sensitive adaptation of the NDPP can effectively address this success gap among Latinos.

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
Room B

10:15am

Cancer Screening for Latinas and Asian American Immigrants and Refugees
This presentation presents data from refugee and immigrant women in Virginia on breast and cervical cancer screening. The data also shows an association between knowledge and rates of screening.

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
Room B

10:15am

Characterizing obesity in women: The effect of race/ethnicity
Obesity among women is a major public health issue. Prevalence rates remain high with all women. This presentation focuses on quantifying the impact of all associated causal factors of obesity in women to determine the effects of race/ethnicity.

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
Room B

10:15am

Evidence and Actionable Recommendations for Training Healthcare Providers on Lethal Means Safety Counseling for Suicide Prevention
Lethal means safety counseling is a promising approach to firearm suicide prevention, yet few healthcare providers are trained on it. This presentation will review firearm suicide epidemiology, address the role of firearms access, introduce lethal means safety counseling, and provide the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy’s recommendations for training providers on lethal means safety counseling.

Tuesday April 10, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
Room B