2019 Iowa Diabetes & Wellness Summit

2019 Iowa Diabetes & Wellness Summit Materials

Engaging the Disengaged: Strategies for Promoting Behavior Change in Diabetes
William Polonsky, PhD, President and Founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute

Breakout Session 1A - Health Inequities for People with Disabilities and Diabetes    

Anne Crotty, MPH, UIHC Center for Disabilities and Development, University of Iowa
Maggie Ferguson, MS, CRC, CBIS, Program Manager, Inclusive Health and Wellness Initiative for Iowans with Disabilities, Iowa Department of Public Health
Mike Hoenig, MA, Program Coordinator, State and Community Projects; UIHC Center for Disabilities and Development, University of Iowa

Breakout Session 1B - Legalizing Eating with Diabetes: An Intuitive Approach 

Alison St. Germain, MS, RD, LD, Iowa Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Breakout Session 1C - Iowa’s Innovative Dental, Medical, and Community Integration Activities
Katie McBurney, BSHM, RDH, Lifelong Smiles Coalition
Kate LaFollette, RN, Telligen
Joy Laudick, RN, CDP, Senior Housing Management, Inc.

Breakout Session 2A - "The Med Talk": Strategies to Help People with Type 2 Diabetes Start and Stick to Their Diabetes Medications
Megan Muñoz, RN, MSN, CMSRN, CDE, UnityPoint Clinic
Cynthia J. Fiester, RN, BSN, Linn County Public Health

Breakout Session 2B - Dental and Diabetes: A Bi-Directional Dilemma
Mary Kelly, MS, RDH, CDP, Oral Health Connections

Breakout Session 2C - A Collaborative Approach to Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating “Diabetes Management and Prevention at the Iowa City Free Medical Clinic”
Mara Cheney, MPH, Johnson County Public Health
Estefany Guido, Iowa City Free Medical & Dental Clinic
Barbara Vinograde, Iowa City Free Medical & Dental Clinic

Breakout Session 3A - Treating Obesity in the Setting of Diabetes
Jamie Pitlick, PharmD, Drake University and MercyOne Des Moines Diabetes and Endocrinology Care
Christine Langel, ARNP, MercyOne Des Moines Diabetes and Endocrinology Care

Breakout Session 3B - Increased Access and Patient Success in a DPP Through Innovative Community Partnerships
Erin Raftery, RN, BSN, MPH, Eastern Iowa Health Center
Emmaly Fenton Renshaw, YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area

Breakout Session 3C - Reducing Health Disparities in the Pacific Island Culture: A Targeted Diabetes Intervention
Brooke Gomez, Crescent Community Health Center
Suzie Stroud, MSW, Crescent Community Health Center