Free CHW Webinar Series
Diabetes 101: Resources for Community Health Workers
Community Health Workers (CHWs) are trusted, knowledgeable frontline public health workers who typically come from the communities they serve. The Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes of the American Diabetes Association® highlights the importance of CHWs in diabetes prevention and management, especially among underserved communities. This webinar will provide valuable information and resources for CHWs working in the clinical and community setting.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET/11 am MT.
Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE, MedStar Health
Certificate of Completion will be available
- Differentiate between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and prediabetes.
- Discuss the importance of controlling blood glucose through healthy lifestyle activities including physical activity and meal planning.
- Explain the roles that CHWs can play in diabetes management and type 2 diabetes prevention
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Source: American Diabetes Association