Empowering People to Manage Their Diabetes: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar

Register Now | December 10, 2015 | 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET


  • Carter Blakey, BS, Deputy Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Randy W. Elder, PhD, MEd, Scientific Director, Systematic Reviews, Community Guide Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Deborah Greenwood, PhD, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, Diabetes Program Director, Sutter Health Integrated Diabetes Education Network; Research Scientist in the Office of Patient Experience, Sutter Health
  • Mary Bea Kolbe, MPH, RD, LDN, Diabetes Education Recognition Program Coordinator, North Carolina Division of Public Health
  • Dietrich T. Taylor, RN, CDE, Chief Nurse, Director of the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program,  Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Don Wright, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance for a webinar highlighting evidence-based resources and strategies focused on diabetes self-management education.

Diabetes affects an estimated 29.1 million people in the United States. Diabetes self-management education is a proven strategy for reducing complications and improving quality of life for people with diabetes.

Increasing the proportion of people with diabetes who receive formal diabetes self-management education is a Healthy People 2020 objective for the Nation. Join us to learn more about how communities are increasing access to and adoption of diabetes self-management programs.

Register today!