The Illinois Department of Public Health has created several tools to help your organization get ready for Diabetes Awareness Month in November. Below are links to a webinar on possible activities and a Diabetes Awareness Month Pledge.
On Friday, Nov. 8 the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Illinois Coordinating Body, is holding a Diabetes Symposium for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists in Bloomington, IL. In this full day of programming they will review the 2019 update of diabetes medications and technology, adherence and tolerance, understand Diabetes Distress and the PWD perspective, learn to manage gastroparesis, improve communication with eye care specialists and gain hands-on-knowledge and experience with DM devices. For questions please contact: Starlin @ firstname.lastname@example.org or Gayle @ email@example.com. Please click here to register.
The Illinois Prairie Diabetes Alliance will be holding a free community diabetes education event on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Dove Conference Center in Springfield, IL. For more information and to register by Nov. 7, please contact Mary at 217-814-4308.
Please save the date for a Hypertension Summit that will be held on April 23 in Springfield. More information will be available in the next few months.