Prevention, Treatment, and Care of Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Healthy People 2020 Progress Review

Overall Purpose:

Diabetes mellitus (DM) now affects an estimated 29.1 million people in the United States and is the 7th leading cause of death. 1 While effective therapies can prevent or delay diabetic complications, more than 25% of Americans with DM are undiagnosed.1

Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease result from damage to the kidneys from either physical injury or from disease.2 People with diabetes are at greater risk for developing kidney disease. 1,2

Please join us on September 29 at 12:30 PM ET for a Healthy People 2020 Progress Review featuring the Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease topic areas. Progress Review webinars are focused on tracking and measuring the progress of select Healthy People 2020 objectives.

1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014. Atlanta: CDC; 2014. 

2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). National Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, 2014. Atlanta: CDC; 2014.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the importance of Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease and its implication to the health of our Nation.
  2. Identify data and trends specific to Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Healthy People 2020 objectives.
  3. Explain effective strategies to address Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease related issues in a community clinic setting.
  4. Discuss existing resources for stakeholders to use as they address Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease in their communities.

Target Audience:

Nurses, Physicians, Health Professionals, Public Health Professionals, Hospitals, Government Agencies, Administrators, Epidemiologists, Consumers, Researchers

For Assistance:

Email healthypeople@norc.org

How to Obtain CME/CNE/CHES Credit:
Participants must attend the entire Web conference and complete the evaluation online in order to earn credit hours and obtain a CE certificate. A link to the online evaluation system will be sent to all registered participants who attend the activity that will contain instructions and a personal ID number for access to the system. All online evaluations must be submitted by October 27, 2014 to receive continuing education credit for this activity.

For more information and to register, click here.