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Diabetes Care Begins with Prevention Webinar
Wednesday 11 July 2018, 05:00pm - 06:00pm
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Diabetes Care Begins with Prevention Webinar

Join the American Medical Association and The Physician Alliance for this exciting webinar focused

on preventing diabetes.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 5-6pm

Key objectives:

  • Describe the trends in type 2 diabetes and implications for clinical practice
  • Review the evidence that supports referring patients with prediabetes to a lifestyle change program 
  • Discuss key steps that physicians and care teams can take to prevent diabetes

CME credit, the American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Who should attend: Physicians, care managers, office managers and billers.

RSVP:  Register here!  Webinar instructions will be sent to you after registration.

Presenters:

Janet Williams, senior manager of physician and health system engagement at the American Medical Association, has more than 30 years of public health program and policy development experience.   She manages the AMA’s prediabetes initiative to develop and test clinical tools and resources for engaging health systems, clinicians and health departments in diabetes prevention. She works with state and local medical societies, health departments and health systems to establish a prediabetes screening and referral mechanism that is integrated into existing clinical care.

Neha Sachdev, MD is the director of health systems relationships in the improving health outcomes group at the American Medical Association (AMA).  Dr. Sachdev works with physicians and health systems to adopt evidence-based strategies to prevent cardiovascular disease.  Prior to joining the AMA, Dr. Sachdev was a core faculty attending physician at the Virtua Health Family Medicine Residency and a practicing family medicine and obesity medicine clinician.

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