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Learn about diabetes prevention programs in Southern California.
Locate a CDC-certified diabetes prevention program near you: http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/recognition/registry.htm
Participate in strategies to expand programs and refer participants to these programs!
- Clinicians & Health Care Providers
- Health Insurance Companies
- Employers and Human Resource Managers
- Public Health Agencies
- Community-Based Organizations
- Faith-Based Organizations
- Health Advocacy Groups
- Foundations & Funding Agencies
- Observe a Program in Action: CSUN’s Award-Winning “100 Citizens” Physical Activity Program
- UCLA Professor Neal Kaufman, MD MPH will address pre-diabetes as optimal time to prevent progression to Type 2 Diabetes
- Healthcare leaders will describe the CDC's certification of DPPs with an evidence-based format
- Clinical Providers & Employers will discuss screening & referrals into DPPs
- DPPs in LAC will describe their programs & target audiences: Metropolitan LA YMCA, Long Beach YMCA, Black Women for Wellness, North Valley Jewish Community Center, PIH Hospital, Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles, CSUN & other online/remote programs
- Your organization can work with others to plan a coordinated approach to diabetes prevention in LAC!
2. Describe the evidence supporting diabetes prevention via Diabetes Prevention Programs.
3. Compare the Diabetes Prevention Programs currently operating in Los Angeles County: target population(s), curriculum, format, language(s), location and cost.
4. Develop collaborative strategies for motivating individuals and their healthcare providers to invest in diabetes prevention seriously and to take the steps necessary to reduce their risks for diabetes
5. Identify additional resources or strategies to support and expand resources for Diabetes Prevention Programs.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We recommend travel by car, as the park is very close to four freeways: 405, 5, 210 and 118. However, the park is served by bus lines, and the closest rail stop is about 1.5 miles from the park. There is FREE parking in the parking lot and on the surrounding neighborhood streets.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Contact Dr. Readhead at the LA County Dept of Public Health, Division of Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention: firstname.lastname@example.org or 213-427-4407.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
You may give your ticket to another member of your organization.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
A member of an organization may use another member's ticket to enter the event, if the orginial registrant cannot attend the event
When & Where
Southern California Diabetes Prevention Symposium
HOST: City of San Fernando - Recreation Park &
California State University, Northridge – Dept of Kinesiology
You have the opportunity to visit the award-winning "100 Citizens" program!
Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" Challenge - Popular Choice Award: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/07/11/first-lady-michelle-obama-announces-winners-let-s-move-video-challenge
“100 Citizens: Role Models for the Future” offers FREE physical activity programming and culturally appropriate nutrition demonstrations in the city’s public park. In partnership with the CSUN Dept. of Kinesiology, the program has run continuously since June 2011 with exercise stations staffed by Kinesiology student volunteers educated in the delivery and benefits of physical activity. The program now includes Zumba, body sculpting, seniors, and cycle spinning. 24 Hour Fitness donated 40 spinning bikes, and the park charges user's a small fee for equipment maintenance. 100 Citizens is sustainable and has already inspired 4 more FREE 100 Citizens programs serving as role models for the future. The program also trains a new professional workforce prepared to meet the needs of our community's obesity and diabetes epidemics!