Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.
This month’s featured LHI topic is Oral Health. Check out the infographic below, then head over to the Healthy People 2020 LHI Infographic Gallery to see infographics for other LHI topic areas.…
Register Now | June 13, 2018 | 12:00 PM ET
Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Wednesday, June 13 at 12:00 p.m. ET for a Spotlight on Health webinar about diabetes prevention programs (DPPs) and new payment options. We’ll discuss:The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) and the Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program The Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), which launched on April 1, 2018 Private-sector coverage for diabetes prevention Best practices from the YMCA of the USA on offering diabetes prevention programs to individuals with prediabetes Efforts to increase patient referrals to DPP by educating health care providers
This webinar will highlight the following objectives from the Diabetes topic area:Reduce the annual number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes in the population (D-1) Increase prevention behaviors in persons at high risk for diabetes with prediabetes (D-16)
Diabetes affects an estimated 30 million people in the United States.…
On November 1, 2017, ODPHP held a free public listening session titled Partnering to Prevent Hypoglycemia in Washington, DC. Participants included federal partners, public and private health professionals, organizations, and consumer representatives.
Keynote speakers included:Don Wright, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of ODPHP, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services LaShawn McIver, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Advocacy, American Diabetes Association
The listening session focused on hypoglycemia as an important public health issue and federal efforts to reduce hypoglycemic adverse drug events (ADEs).…
The 2018 Healthy Aging Summit is fast approaching! Join us in Washington, DC, on July 16 and 17 as we discover new ways to maximize the health of older adults. There’s still time to register at the early bird rate — sign up today!
Last week, we shared the agenda for the Summit’s second meeting track, Maximizing Quality of Life.…
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