[Webinar] Diabetes Continuum of Care: Understanding Health Literacy to Improve Diabetes Outcomes

March 31, 2020
8 a.m. HT / 11 a.m PT / 2 p.m. ET

This webinar is the second installment of the Diabetes in Special & Vulnerable Populations: A National Learning Series, on effective strategies to prevent, treat, and manage diabetes among special and vulnerable health center program patients.

After watching this webinar, participants will be able…

  • Explain the importance of health literacy for successful self-management of chronic conditions
  • Describe the impact of low health literacy has on diabetes prevention and outcomes among patients from special and vulnerable populations
  • Develop practical strategies to communicate health information and help patients build health literacy skills over time

Speakers and Panelists:

  • Arielle Mather, MPH, Program Manager, National Center for Equitable Care for Elders
  • Rebecca Young, MA, Senior Project Director of Community Engagement, Farmworker Justice
  • Cindy Selmi, Executive Director, Health Outreach Partners (Moderator)
  • Tamy Leung, Shared Savings Program Coordinator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Maridolores Valentin, Director AgWorker Health Program, Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services

NCA Collaborating Partners:

  • Alexis Guild, Senior Health Policy Analyst, Farmworker Justice
  • Arielle Mather, MPH, Program Manager, National Center for Equitable Care for Elders
  • Beleny Reese, MPH, Project Manager, Health Outreach Partners
  • Cindy Selmi, Executive Director, Health Outreach Partners
  • Rebecca Young, MA, Senior Project Director of Community Engagement, Farmworker Justice

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