Diabetes Council Member Webinars


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September 2018 NACDD Diabetes Council General Member Webinar:  The Collective Impact of 1305 and 1422
Speakers from CDC review highlights from work completed under CDC 1305/1422 as a launching point for the new CDC 1815/1817 cooperative agreements. Successful efforts from Maryland, Vermont, and Georgia are shared by represented by these states. 

May 2018 Medicaid Coverage of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Part 2: Increasing Participation
This webinar includes speakers from State Health Departments in Colorado, New York, and Washington who share their experiences and from ChangeLab Solutions. 

December 2017 Medicaid Coverage of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Part 1: Obtaining Coverage
This webinar highlights several pathways to gaining coverage in Medicaid. Examples from Colorado and Mississippi are reviewed. Speakers include representatives from CDC and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

October 2017 Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going: National, State, & Local Efforts in Diabetes Prevention and Management in 1305 and 1422
This webinar reviews accomplishments and opportunities in diabetes prevention and management through the lens of 1305 and 1422. National level program summary and data analysis is shared by speakers from the CDC Division of Diabetes Translation in conjunction with grantee specific success stories.
March 2017 Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit
The Toolkit assists in projecting the health and economic effects of a National DPP or similar program on your population at risk for diabetes.
February 2017 Improving Diabetes Screening and Referral to Prevention Programs: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar
Topics include: Scope of Diabetes in United States and Key Findings of Diabetes Prevention; USPSTF Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Screening Guidelines; Medicare’s New Focus on DPP; Review of New Research on Screening for Diabetes; and Screening for Diabetes and Pre-diabetes with a Vulnerable Population.
Engagement Strategies for National DPP Lifestyle Change Programs Spotlighting Session Zero
This webinar featured speakers from the Division of Diabetes Translation and colleagues from around the country working in organizations that are implementing the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) sharing key insights and answering questions about how to engage and enroll participants in the National DPP.
January 2017 A 50 State Survey of Laws that Affect Insurance Coverage for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Training

Participation in diabetes self-management education and training (DSME/T) remains low, particularly among underinsured individuals. Insurance coverage can be a tool for improving delivery of and access to DSME/T. This webinar reviewed findings from a 50-state analysis of laws and policies addressing public and private insurance coverage for DSME/T. Presenters provided an overview of the Policy Surveillance Program’s interactive website where users can create customized reports based on the available research and information on national trends in DSME/T insurance coverage and the availability and characteristics of this coverage.

October 2016 Getting Cozy with Economic Terms and Application in Diabetes Prevention
This webinar on the economics of diabetes prevention familiarized participants with terms used in economic analysis to help them develop a better understanding of the purpose and importance of economic analysis of diabetes prevention programs, and included information on identification of economic questions and on methods used to evaluate the economic impact of a diabetes prevention program. This dynamic presentation was delivered by Rui Li, PhD , Health Economist in the CDC Division of Reproductive Health.
September 2016 How to Leverage CBS Broadcast Prediabetes Campaign in Your State
CDC funded development of three 30 second messages on prediabetes, hosted by Dr. Ann Albright, Director of CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. States can arrange broadcast of these messages in their local broadcast market, in physician offices and via third-party websites to support their prediabetes awareness activities. On this call, John Patton, NACDD Communications Director, described how states can take advantage of the opportunity.
CDC Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program – Where have we been? Where are we going?

This webinar provided an overview of CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP) and the CDC recognition process. The presenter reviewed the way data received from CDC-recognized organizations are analyzed to determine recognition status and how organizations can be proactive in reviewing their own data.

Increasing Coverage of the CDC-Recognized Lifestyle Change Programs for State Employees Part 2: Outcomes and Implementation

This was the second webinar in a two-part series highlighting the work of four states – Colorado, Kentucky, Minnesota and Washington. Health department staff in these states were actively involved in obtaining coverage of the CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs, part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, for state employees. State presenters provided an overview of how their state is implementing this coverage, shared the outcomes to date, and offered key lessons learned.

February 2016 Increasing Coverage of the CDC-Recognized Lifestyle Change Programs for State Employees Part 1: Obtaining Coverage

This webinar highlighted the work of four states – Colorado, Kentucky, Minnesota and Washington – where state health department staff were actively involved in obtaining health benefit coverage of CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs for state employees. Presenters from these states provided a brief overview of their state landscape related to state employee health benefits, how they made the case for coverage, and key lessons learned from the process.

September 2015 Introducing New Online Resource Guides
This webinar introduced two online resource guides for school nutrition, school physical education and physical activity, and the management and care of chronic conditions in schools:
1) NACDD’s School Health Online Resource Guide, designed to support CDC FOA-1305 strategies and performance measures related to school health, including key resources and policy guidance, example activities, strategies and tools to support school health partnerships with information on the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model, and an interactive school environment to access model and sample policies; and
2) SHAPE America’s Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program (CSPAP) website that features information and guidance on CSPAP, how to get started and steps to develop a CSPAP, professional development for CSPAP, and other resources.
October 2014 Use of Telemedicine to Increase Access to Care and Education for those at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes (recording not available)


This call described ways to increase access to diabetes prevention programs and included  presentations by Sarah Brokaw of the Montana Department of Health and by  Dr. David Grimes and Bonnie Bradley from the Arkansas Department of Health on Arkansas’s role in changing the face of gestational diabetes mellitus.

Accessing and Using Health Systems Data: Beginning the Discussion (in collaboration with the NACDD Cardiovascular Health Council)

This webinar included a presentation by Karen Coats of the Utah Department of Health on getting started in work with health systems and another by Adam Baus of the West Virginia Office of Health Services Research in which he answered questions generated by the webinar planners and state staff working in 1305-funded programs about working with health systems.

Changing Clinician Behavior to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Control (recording not available)

This webinar provided an overview of the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing (NaRCAD) by Michael Fischer and information on the experiences and lessons from New York on academic detailing for diabetes prevention by Susan Millstein of the New York State Department of Health. 

Enhancing Diabetes Management in Schools: Policy, Protocol, and Collaboration
This webinar provided an overview of the key components of a comprehensive diabetes management program for schools, including elements to include in policy and protocol. A case study highlighted strategies for improving collaboration between schools, families, and the student’s healthcare team, and explained the role that a state health agency played in initiating and facilitating the collaboration. 


April/May 2016 Improving Chronic Disease Learning Tool Webinars – Parts 1, 2, & 3
This webinar series developed as training in support of the Act on Data Improving Chronic Disease Coordination Systems Thinking Learning Tool Project. Part 1 provides an overview of the training, describes the purpose of the systems Thinking Learning Tool and takes participants through framing exercises. Part 2 builds on the framing exercises and provides instruction on running simulation exercises. Part 3 implements framing exercises for different purposes (eg. a new funding approach, determinants of health) and teaches participants how to design their own sessions.

All three parts were presented by Chris Soderquist, a systems thinking expert with Pontifex Consulting. This 6-minute video introduces systems thinking concepts using chronic disease prevention and control as an example and is intended for people new to systems thinking.



Diabetes Action Plan Legislation: Policy Change for Diabetes Prevention and Control
This webinar reviews diabetes action plan legislation and it’s use to effect policy change for diabetes prevention and control (presented by Marti Macchi, NACDD Consultant) as well as lessons from Kentucky’s experience with action plan legislation (presented by Theresa Renn of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services).
March 2014 Addressing Chronic Kidney Disease in People with Multiple Chronic Conditions
In this webinar, Dr. Andrew Narva, Director of the National Kidney Disease Education Program reviews the link between obesity, diabetes, hypertension and CVD; the burden of diabetic kidney disease; laboratory tests used to identify and monitor DKD; interventions that slow progression of DKD; and population management strategies for improving outcomes for people with DKD.
February 2014 Promoting Prediabetes Awareness and Provider Referrals to CDC-Recognized Lifestyle Change Programs (in collaboration with the CDC Division of Diabetes Translation)
In this webinar, Josh Petty, Health Communication Specialist at CDC introduces and reviews health communication and marketing materials for consumers and health care providers. Kelly McCracken, Chronic Disease Coordinator, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment provides a state example on raising awareness of prediabetes and Sara Eve Sarliker, MPH, Manager, Heart, Stroke and Diabetes Program, Washington State Department of Health provides a state example on promoting provider referrals to CDC-recognized programs. Pat Schumacher Team Lead, Division of Diabetes Translation, CDC; Josh Petty; and Judith McDivitt, Director, National Diabetes Education Program, CDC close the presentation by answering questions and reviewing what’s coming next.







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