Thursday, February 6, 2014

March 7th Diabetes Self-Management Education Work Group

DSME Advisory Work Group Interest Meeting 

The American Diabetes Association and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment would like to invite you to join a DSME Advisory Work Group interest meeting. The group will work to identify gaps, barriers and opportunities to improve diabetes self-management and diabetes prevention.

Our first meeting will be a Happy Hour following the American Diabetes Association’s Advance Diabetes Practice for Primary Care Conference On Friday, March 7th from 3:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott Denver-Cherry Creek.

The Happy Hour/DSME Advisory Work Group is FREE and does not include admission to ADA Conference. If you would like to register for the conference, please visit

Please RSVP for the Happy Hour/DSME Advisory Work Group by February 28th

Please complete this quick survey prior to attending the meeting: 

Meeting Agenda
  • Inclusion of community health workers (CHWs) and patient navigators (PNs) as part of the diabetes self-management education (DSME) care team.
  • Introduce the importance of reimbursement for CHWs/PNs.
  • Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and discuss how organizations can increase referrals into the DPP.
  • Role of the Advisory Work Group in support of increasing the number of CHWs/PNs that are delivering education and services within DSME programs.
Courtyard Marriott Denver-Cherry Creek
1475 S. Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80222
(303) 757-8797

Driving Directions
From I-25
Exit 204 S. Colorado Blvd
Drive North
Turn left on E. Arkansas Ave- FREE parking

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