15th Native Diabetes Prevention Conference
January 27-30, 2013 Grace Inn - Phoenix, AZ Overview
The American Indian Institute at the University of Oklahoma is pleased to announce the fifteenth annual Native Diabetes Prevention Conference to be held January 27-30, 2013, at the Grace Inn in Phoenix, AZ. The ongoing theme of this conference is "Protecting the Generations: A Lifespan Approach to Preventing Diabetes." The University of Oklahoma will provide 2.0 CEUs or 20 contact hours to any participants seeking continuing education.
This conference brings together tribal members from American Indian, Alaska Native, and Canadian First Nations communities, individuals representing academia, tribal health systems, public health, diabetes educators, community health representatives, and more. General sessions, workshops, and wellness activities will focus on diabetes prevention using a blend of traditional and contemporary strategies. Areas of focus include: diabetes prevention programs, diabetes prevention research, and wellness for diabetes prevention and self-management.
Special thanks to our General Conference Sponsors
Traditional Foods Projects
Nutrition for Diabetes Prevention & Management
Target populations in diabetes prevention: children, adolescents, adults, and elders
Diabetes and pregnancy
Diabetes program successes
Tribal community and school-based interventions
Multi-disciplinary team approach for diabetes prevention and treatment
Wellness and physical activity programs for diabetes prevention
Scientific and/or clinical research related to diabetes prevention
Role of stress and trauma in diabetes prevention and treatment
Documentaries related to diabetes prevention and/or the diabetes epidemic in Indian Country
Motivational interviewing for behavior change
Mental health issues, resources and support for families and individuals living with diabetes
Agenda & Schedule
Download Registration Form (to register by mail or fax)
Regular (until January 18, 2013) = $350
Late/Onsite (After January 18, 2013) = $450
Elder = $200
Presenter = $200
Exhibitors & Vendors = $250
Conference combined with Native Fitness Training = $550 ($100 savings)
**Group Discounts Available**5% discount for groups of 5 to 9 (regular and late fee schedule applies)
10% discount for groups of 10 or more (regular and late fee schedule applies)Please call Wendy Sanders in the OUTREACH Registration Department to obtain the group discount: (405) 325-7164.
Payment must be received by January 21, 2013, or paid on-site. Purchase orders accepted only if payment will be made within 30 days of the conference.
We greatly appreciate your interest in participating, but we also understand times when you may need to cancel your registration. In order to provide a quality experience for all participants, we follow a strict cancellation policy:
To avoid cancellation fees, please notify the OUTREACH registration office (by email, fax, or mail) by January 4, 2013.
A cancellation fee of $200 will be charged to all cancellations received (by email, fax, or mail) between January 5 - 25, 2013.
Any cancellation after January 25, 2013 is not eligible for a refund.
Registered 'No Shows' will be charged $200.
Contact information for cancellations:University of Oklahoma - University OUTREACH
Registration and Records
1700 Asp. Ave, Rm B-1
Norman, OK 73093Fax: (405) 325-7164Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Indian Institute and University of Oklahoma OUTREACH are committed to making activities as accessible as possible to persons with disabilities and/or special needs. If you anticipate a need for services, please notify our office at least 30 days in advance of the conference: American Indian Institute - (405) 325-4127.
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Contact InformationChelsea Wesner Email: email@example.com Phone: (405) 308-2409