Vermont Diabetes Prevention State Engagement Meeting

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 8:30AM to 4:00PM (EST)

South Burlington, VT

Leaders from health care, business, payer, government, and community organizations will hear highlights from the national, state and local levels about current efforts to support the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). The event will increase attendees’ awareness about type 2 diabetes, showcase promising practices in Vermont and generate ideas for scaling and sustaining the National DPP in Vermont. 

The National DPP is a public/private partnership working collectively to tackle prediabetes, an enormous problem facing the United States. The National DPP lifestyle change program is an evidence-based program centered on building a healthier lifestyle, through better food choices, becoming more physically active, losing weight, and managing stress. Successful completion of the National DPP lifestyle change program has been shown to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes by nearly 60 percent in adults, and 71 percent in those over 60! Administered by Vermont’s Blueprint for Health, Vermonters with prediabetes or at high risk for type 2 diabetes can access the National DPP lifestyle change program for FREE. Increasing enrollment and retention of Vermonters in this evidence-based program is the targeted outcome of this meeting.

You were identified as a key stakeholder to attend this event. Your participation is important to us to have a collective impact to reduce the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Vermont. A subset of stakeholders will develop the framework of a diabetes prevention action plan that will be shared with stakeholders critical to the success of preventing type 2 diabetes in Vermont, including you. 

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. There will be a light breakfast from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. The meeting will beginning promptly at 9:00 a.m. and conclude by 4:00 p.m. 

For lodging, please call 1-802-865-6600.

To begin registration, log in to your NACDD membership account by clicking the link in the upper-right corner of your screen. Then click the button marked REGISTER below.

Space is limited so please do not forward this registration link.

NACDD believes that healthy eating is a cornerstone behavior to preventing chronic disease and promoting health. Our meetings and events team make every effort to follow guidance from the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity’s Healthy Meeting Toolkit. However, on occasion, event menu options may be limited by federal per diem allowances, partner preferences, and constraints in selections at a meeting location. Please see an NACDD representative if you have any dietary questions or concerns.

Have questions about Vermont Diabetes Prevention State Engagement Meeting, March 4? Contact Rebecca O’ReillyMS RD, Diabetes and CVD Program Manager.

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