Turning the Tide

This webinar providers easy tools for clinicians to prevent type 2 diabetes.

About the Webinar

Twin Cities Medical Society has partnered with Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis Health Department and the Minnesota Medical Association to produce a webinar for providers with the latest research on Prediabetes, information on outcomes from the Diabetes Prevention Program studies and how the Diabetes Prevention Connection can help patients find a class, as well as new insurance coverage for screening and for the program cost. Free Continuing Medical Education credits (1.5) are available for completing the webinar, as are CEU certificates for other health professions.  The webinar includes information on:

  • Segment 1: The Science of Prediabetes & How to Screen

  • Segment 2: The Diabetes Prevention Program & How to Refer Using the Diabetes Prevention Connection

  • Segment 3: Payment/Reimbursement for Diabetes Prevention Screening & Program Services

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Why the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)?

The DPP is a rigorously researched and evidence-based program that guides participants with peer support to cut their risk of developing Diabetes by half. Patients who complete the program gain healthy eating and active living skills and lose an average of 5-7% of their body weight. Learn more about the DPP here.

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and the Twin Cities Medical Society. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Minnesota Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.