Newly Proposed Draft Agenda

Newly Proposed Draft Agenda

CDC Diabetes Translation Conference 2010

“Looking to 2020: Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize of Diabetes Prevention and Control”

April 13-16, 2010

Westin Crown Center Hotel

1 E. Pershing Road

Kansas City, Missouri

Phone: 816-474-4400

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In partnership with the

The Diabetes Council and the National Association for Chronic Disease Directors


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Division of Diabetes Translation

Strategic Plan

Vision:A world free of the devastation of diabetes.

Mission:To reduce the preventable burden of diabetes through public health leadership, partnership, research, programs and policies that translate science into practice.

Strategic Focus:We concentrate our efforts where we can achieve the greatest impact for populations with the greatest burden or risk.


  • Prevent Diabetes
  • Prevent complications, disabilities and burden associated with diabetes.
  • Eliminate diabetes-related health disparities.
  • Maximize organizational capability to achieve DDT goals.


  • Increase diabetes preventive behaviors.
  • Improve the access to effective lifestyle interventions.
  • Enhance and improve community and environmental strategies to prevent diabetes.
  • Improve the health behavior and self management practices of people with Diabetes.
  • Enhance and improve the access and delivery of effective preventive healthcare services.
  • Enhance and improve community and environmental strategies to support people with diabetes.
  • Improve the science of health and healthcare disparities related to diabetes.
  • Prioritize and disseminate public health strategies to eliminate disparities.
  • Build DDT capacity for communication, evaluation, marketing, policy, and partnerships.

Conference Goals

  • Explore science, policy, education, program planning, implementation, and evaluation to enhance public health approaches and strategies to prevent and control diabetes.
  • Increase knowledge and awareness of successful, cost-effective, public and private diabetes programs.
  • Present innovative strategies to increase awareness of diabetes and how to prevent complications, disabilities, and burden associated with diabetes.
  • Share and showcase effective strategies toward the elimination of diabetes-related health disparities.
  • Provide opportunities for skill-building, information-sharing, and networking.


CDC’s Diabetes Translation Conference 2010 will bring together a wide range of local, state, federal, and territorial governmental agencies and private-sector diabetes partners. Our main constituents are the state-based diabetes prevention and control program (DPCP), their partners, and the following:

  • Federal, state, and local public health professionals
  • Managers, directors, and executives from affiliated health professional associations
  • Health professional associations and consultant partners in prevention and control activities and programs
  • Managers, directors, and executives from health management organizations
  • Physicians, nurses, nutritionists, dieticians, pharmacists, and health educators
  • Health professionals other than government
  • Representatives from special interest groups and industry
  • Academic and research staff from educational institutions
  • Undergraduate and post-graduate students in health-related fields
  • Policy and communication staff

Presentation Formats

Plenary Presentation: A general session for all attendees presented by a keynote speaker or panel of presenters.

Symposia: Three concurrent in-depth subject matter presentations pertinent to diabetes prevention and control.

Concurrent Presentation: One of several presentations held during a session period includes oral presentations, workshops, and networking sessions.

Poster Presentation: Subject matter displayed on poster boards Wednesday and Thursday of the conference. Presenters will be available to discuss their posters at scheduled times.

Training Session: These sessions are designed to increase knowledge, skills and abilities in a wide variety of areas of interest to those in health-related fields.

Presentations — Categories

The conference sessions are presented in categories addressing specific programs and issues that contribute to diabetes control and prevention. The presentation categories are as follows:

  • Communication, Media, and Technology
  • Community Intervention
  • Disparities
  • Epidemiology, Surveillance and Research
  • Evaluation
  • Partnership and Collaboration
  • Policy and Legislation
  • Primary Prevention
  • Public Health System Improvement

Special Activities

Sponsored welcoming luncheons will be held on Wednesday, April 14 and Thursday, April 15 in and around the exhibit and poster area. All conference participants are encouraged to visit and to view the exhibits and posters.

A reception will be held at the Midland Theatre, Wednesday, April 14. Final details will be announced.

Join us for physical activity opportunities throughout the conference. The exact location will be in the final agenda.

Computer kiosks will be available for the convenience of participants. A schedule will be posted outside the computer area. Please note that each computer will be set for 15 minutes usage by each participant. After 15 minutes, you will be logged out.

Exhibits and Posters Sessions

Exhibits and poster presentations will be located in and around the Century Ballroom A and B. There will be two luncheons with the exhibits and posters on Wednesday and Thursday. The posters will be judged and winners announced during the Thursday morningplenary session.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Ancillary Meetings

7:30 am – 4:00 pmRegistration InformationGarden Terrace

and Assistance

8:00 am – 5:00 pmHispanic/Latino Initiative UpdatePershing South

9:00 am – 11:00 amOverview and Evaluation of the PlannedPershing West

Care Model – DDTEvaluation Team

9:00 am – 12:00 pmPacific Basin DPCP – Regional MeetingRoanoke

9:30 am – 12:00 pmPresentations on Diabetes and Women’sShawnee


10:00 am – 12:00 pmFiscal/PGO Issues – Basic 101Mission

10:30 am – 12:30 pmAmerican Association of DiabetesPershing East

Educators (AADE)

Public Health Specialty Practice Group

12:30 pm – 2:30 pmState Consultation Team Meeting –Liberty

Training with DPCPs

1:00 pm – 3:00 pmDiabetes Epidemiology/SurveillanceShawnee


2:30 pm – 5:00 pmDiabetes Council MeetingCentury C

5:00 pm – 5:30 pmBreakCentury Foyer

5:30 pm – 7:00 pmThe Frankie AwardsCentury C

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

7:00 am – 8:00 amContinental BreakfastCentury A/B

7:30 am – 4:00 pmRegistration Information and AssistanceGarden


8:00 am -9:30 amCDC Diabetes Translation ConferenceCentury C

Welcoming Remarks and Opening Plenary

Welcome and Announcements

Kate Watson,MA, MPA andGlenn W.

Studebaker, Jr., BS,Co-chairs ofthe Conference

Planning Committee

Ann Albright, PhD, RD, Director, Division

of Diabetes Translation, NCCDPHP, CDC

Welcoming Remarks

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH, Director, National

Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and

Health Promotion, CDC

Opening Plenary

Diabetes Prevention: Research to Reality

Moderator: Ann Albright

Presenters: Deneen Vojta, MD, Ann Albright,

PhD, RD, Jonathan Lever, EdM, JD, and

Jay Desai, MPH

9:30 am – 9:45 amBreakFoyer

9:45 am – 10:45 amSymposia

Symposium 1Effective Models of Care: Expanding Your

Mind About Health Care Systems InterventionsLiberty

Moderator:Andrew Lanza

Presenters:David Aron, Janice Zgibor,

RPh,PhD, and Harold Godwin,

Symposium2 The Evolving Health InformationPershing

Technology Landscape and DiabetesNorth/South

Moderator:Jason Bonander

Presenters: Kathy Stroh, MS, RD, CDE,

Rebecca Lagerquist,Jason Bonander, MA,

Michael Klompas, MD, MPH

Symposium3International Diabetes Federation (IDF)Pershing

Serving with Our Caribbean ColleaguesEast/West

Moderator: Dawn Satterfield

Presenter: Gayle E. Reiber, MPH, PhD

10:45 am – 11:00 amBreak Foyer

11:00 am – 12:00pmSymposia

Symposium 4 Integrating Vision and Eye Health intoLiberty

State Public Health Programs

Moderator: Jinan Saaddine

Presenters: Chui-Fang Chou, DrPH,

Kim Kelly, BA, Sana Savadatti, MPH, and

Kim Kronenberg, MPH

Symposium 5Diabetes Surveillance Systems in CanadaPershing

Moderator: Linda GeissNorth/South

Presenters: Jeffrey Johnson, PhD and

Glenn Robbins, MBA

Symposium 6 Appalachia – A Population in NeedPershing


Moderators: Lawrence Barker and

Robert Lieb

Presenters: Sharon Denham, DSN, RN and

Richard Crespo, PhD

12:00 pm – 1:15 pmLunch with Exhibits & PostersCentury A/B

12:40 pm – 1:00 pmStretch BreakCentury C

This break will help you loosen up the

muscles after a full day. In addition to

stretching, we will also go through some

pointers on engaging your core muscles

and improving your posture. No need to

change into workout clothes. This program

is practically designed for you to do in

professional attire.

1:15 pm – 2:45 pmReflectionsCentury C

Team Type 1

Phil Southerland


Built Environments: HealthyCommunities

Moderator: John Crews

Presenters:Carissa Schively Slotterback,

PhD, AICP, James Rimmer, PhD, Gerald (Bo)

Williams, AICP, and John DeBauche, AICP

2:45 pm – 3:00 pmBreakFoyer

3:00 pm – 5:00 pmTraining Sessions

Training Session 1ABCs of Scientific Writing (Part 1)Pershing


Trainer: Lawrence Barker, PhD

Training Session 2Looking Forward to Aging in Place:Roanoke

Stories, Wisdom and Resources

Trainers: Letia Boseman, MPH, CHES,

Larry Alonso, FNP-BC, Michelle Owens-Gary,

PhD, John Crews, DPA

Training Session 3Emergency Response Planning for PeoplePershing

with Diabetes; Communicating RiskEast/West

Trainers: Pam Allweiss, MD, and Marsha

Vanderford, PhD

Training Session 4NDEP Toolkit CaféLiberty

Trainers: Alexis Williams, MPH, CHES, and

Betsy Rodriguez,RN, BSN, MSN, CDE

Training Session 5Using Social Media for DiabetesMission/Prevention and Management Shawnee

Trainers:Dayle Kern, BA, MA and Matthew

Bado, BA, MA

5:15 pm – 5:45 pmJump Start Your HeartCentury C

This 30 minute dynamic cardio workout will

get your heart pumping in a fun environment.

Components of flexibility, balance, coordination,

and agility will be infused throughout the session,

providing a well rounded cardio challenge.

6:00 pm – 10:00 pmReception

Midland Theatre

Thursday, April 15, 2010

7:00 am – 8:00 amContinental BreakfastCentury A/B

7:30 am – 4:00 pmRegistration Information and AssistanceGarden


8:00 am – 9:30 amMorning ReflectionsCentury C

Lawrence Barker, PhD

PlenaryCentury C

New Recommendations from the American

Diabetes Association (ADA): Implications

for Identification and Prevention

Moderator: Edward Gregg

Presenters: David Kendall, MD, Edward

Gregg,PhD, and David Williamson, PhD

9:30 am – 9:45 amBreak Foyer

9:45 am – 11:15 amConcurrent Sessions


Empowering High-Risk Populations for Improved Diabetes


Moderator: Neal Kaufman

Helping “People Like Me:” Reducing Diabetes Health

Disparities Through Culturally and Linguistically

Appropriate Strategies

Presenter: Terri Amano, BA

Strategies to Increase Program Collaboration to

Reduce Pre-Diabetes Risk in African-American


Presenter: Shelly-Ann Bowen, PhD, MS, CT

Neighborhood Health Talkers: Helping Individuals and

Families “Live Diabetes Well” through Community


Presenter: Renee Cadzow, PhD

Living with Diabetes: Challenges and Barriers

Encountered in Diabetes Care and Management Practices

Presenter: Rachel Luckett, MSCN, BS

Increasing Hispanic Enrollment and Adherence in

Diabetes Programs

Presenter: Dirk Schroeder, ScD, MPH


Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in Appalachia:North/South

Primary and Secondary Prevention in High-Risk


Moderator:Patricia Thompson-Reid

An Appalachian Community Dissemination and

Evaluation Diabetes Project

Presenter: Sharon Denham, DSN, RN

Diabetes Prevention and Adolescents: Using Faith-based

Organization Partnerships

Presenter: Rolanda Johnson, PhD, MSN, RN

Dissemination of the Chronic Disease Self-Management

Program in Appalachia

Presenter: Richard Crespo, PhD

Partnership Attributes Checklist: Strengths and Weaknesses

of Rural Diabetes Coalitions

Presenter: Richard Crespo, PhD

A3.HEALTH DISPARITIES:Roanoke Assessing Risk and Managing Diabetes in Diverse

Disparate Populations

Moderator: Cindy Kozak

Raising the Bar: Managing Diabetes in the Prison Setting

Presenter: Laura Shea, RN, MA

It’s About Attitude: Understanding Lifestyle Choices

That Affect Diabetes Risk Among Utah Pacific Islander


Presenter: O Fahina Tavake-Pasi, BA

Community-Based Approaches for Racial and Ethnic


Presenter: Mark Rivera, DrPH, MPH

Pounding the Pavement Together: Lessons Learned

From An Environmental Assessment of East Harlem

Presenter: Mischka Garel, MPH

Speak to Me: Effective Health Literacy Strategies in

Promoting Diabetes Awareness to Cambodian Americans

Presenter: Theanvy Kuoch, MA, LPC


Planning for a Community Intervention Through State


Moderator: Cheryl Metheny

Getting DOWN with Amputations in the Commonwealth

of the Northern Mariana Islands

Presenter: Dana Palmer, DPT

Connecting Clinical and Community Partners: Pre-Diabetes

and Risk Reduction in New YorkState

Presenter: Maureen Spence, MS, RD, CDN

Kansas Diabetes Action Council: Improving Strategic

Planning Processes to Develop/Implement the Kansas

Diabetes Plan

Presenter: Kate Watson, MA, MPA

Unfinished Work: Partnership Between West Virginia

University and West Virginia DPCP

Presenter: Cecil Pollard, MA


Advocacy and RelationshipBuilding Strategies for

Policy Changes

Moderator: Marcelle Thurston

Pre-Diabetes Basket of Care and Certifying DPP

Community-Based Programs: A Perfect Story of

Prevention Opportunity

Presenter: Jim McGowan, BA

American Diabetes Association Legislative

Priorities for 2010

Presenter: Tekisha Everette, MPA, and Ivan Lanier,


Texas Legislature Expands State Resources for

Community-Based Diabetes Outreach

Presenter: Carol Filer, MS, RD, LD

Grassroots Organizing: A Blueprint for Effective

Advocacy and Outreach

Presenter: Meghan Kissell, MSW


Exploring Collaborative Opportunities to ImplementEast/West

IOM Recommendations for Hypertension Control and



Presenters: Qaiser Mukhtar, Ph.D., Rashon Lane, MA,

Kathryn Gallagher, MS, ABD, Cindy Winters,

Richard Bullough, PhD,MS, BS

11:15am – 12:30 pmLunch with Exhibits and PostersCentury A/B

11:45 am – 12:15 pmCore TrainingCentury C Focus on your core and improve from

theinside out. This class is designed to

strengthen and tone your core muscle

groups including your abs and your back.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pmSymposia

Symposium 7Practical Implications of the Action toLiberty

Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes

(ACCORD) Study Findings for Diabetes

Control: Discord or Accord

Moderator: David F. Williamson

Presenters: David Kendall, MD and

David Goff,

Symposium 8Diabetes Related Health DisparitiesPershing


Moderator: Carl J. Caspersen

Presenters: Arleen F. Brown, MD, PhD,

Carl J. Caspersen, PhD, and Nancy L.

Erckenbrack, MBA

Symposium 9The Essential Public Health ServicesPershing

(EPHS) Assessment: Using a NationalEast/West

Framework to Make a State Difference

Moderator: Wayne Millington

Presenters: Magon Saunders, MS, RD, LD,

Denise Cyzman, MS, RD, Kate Watson,


1:30 pm – 1:45 pmBreakFoyer

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Concurrent Sessions


Using Technology to Advance Diabetes Preventionand


Moderator: Laura Heinrich

Digital Diabetics: A Qualitative Analysis of Web 2.0Support

Groupsfor Type 2 Diabetes

Presenter: Daniel Swayze, DrPH

“Real World” Implementation of a Cell Phone-Based

Diabetes Management Program in a Community-Based Clinic

Presenter: Richard Katz, MD

Participant Perception of Key Elements in an Online

Lifestyle Intervention

Presenter: Kathleen McTigue, MD, MS, MPH

Social Support Via Peer-to-Peer Text Messagingfor Low-Income

South African Women with Diabetes

Presenter: Neal Kaufman, MD, MPH

Using Technology and Social Media Tools toCommunicate

Your Messages During ToughEconomic Times

Presenter: Laura Pennington, BS


Understanding the Use of State-Level Surveillance DataNorth/South

Moderator:Gloria Beckles

Re-Examining Diabetes Related Deaths in Florida,2000-2007

Presenter: Aruna Surendera Babu, MPH

Changes in Mean Charges and Length of Stay Among

Diabetes Related Hospital Discharges: 2003-2007

Presenter: Reena Oza-Frank, PhD, RD

Predictors of Screening and Pre-Diabetes inMontanaAdults

Presenter: Taryn Hall, MPH

Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME):Does More Matter?

Presenter: Tammie Johnson, DrPH

Screening for Impaired Fasting Glucose orDiabetesin Managed Care

Presenter: Laura McEwen, PhD


Using Data Analysis to Evaluate and Inform

Moderator: Gwen A. Davis

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Training–

Cost and Comparative Effectiveness

Presenter: Lana Vukovljak, MA, MS

Participant Satisfaction with the Use of LayHealth

Coaches in a Modified Diabetes Prevention Program

Presenter: Gretchen Piatt, MPH, PhD

Measuring Integration Through Social Network Analysis

Presenter: April Reese, MPH, CPH

Integrated Evaluation System for Diabetes and

Hypertension Components of the Kansas Quality of

Care Project

Presenter: Eric Cook-Wiens, MPH

Beyond an Increase in Knowledge: Assessing the

Impact of Training

Presenter: Melanie Wallentine, MPH


The Internet as a Tool for Public Health

Moderator: Gail Stolz

California Diabetes Prevention Practice Survey

Presenter: Roger Chene, DHS(c), MPH, RD

Capacity of Diabetes Education Programs to Provide Diabetes

Education and Diabetes Prevention Services

Presenter: Marcene Butcher, RD, CDE

Using a Web-Based Survey to Assess Diabetes Task Force

Membership in New YorkState

Presenter: Rachael Ruberto, MPH, CPH

Disparities in Internet Access and Differences in Physical

Activities and Exercise Knowledge

Presenter: Sabrina Harper, MS

The Catalyst Solution: Harnessing the Power of

Disruptive Technology to Integrate and Leverage

Resources in South Dakota

Presenter: Ryan Loo, PhD


Improving the Quality of Diabetes Care

Moderator: Marti Macchi

Program Integration – The Oregon Story

Presenter: Jacqueline Villnave, MPH

Expanding Implementation of the Diabetes Prevention

Program (DPP) Lifestyle Interventions Across Montana

Presenter: Karl Vanderwood, MPH

Coming Together to Improve the Health Status of Underserved

Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes

Presenter: Guedy Arniella, LCSW

Quality Improvement Instrument Improves Multidisciplinary

Approach to Self Management in West Virginia Clinics

Presenter: Richard Crespo, PhD

Sustainability Model for Diabetes Care in Rural Arizona

Presenter: Donna Zazworsky, MS, RN, CCM, FAAN



Recent Developments

Moderator: Shelly-Ann Bowen

Looking at Body Image: The Gross Underestimation of Body

Shape Versus Body Shape Perception

Presenter: Rosa Moody, BA, MPH, CHES

Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Incidence in the Mexican

American Population of the South Texas Border Region

Presenter: Adalinda Gaytan, CHW

The Costs of Disparity and Evidence Based Strategies to Reduce

Health Disparities in Diabetes

Presenter: Dennis Scanlon, PhD

Transformation of Acute Diabetes Care: The Journey to