February 2019 Fresh News
Tamara's Success Story
Learn how Tamara conquered her pre-diabetes.
I s your program looking for additional funding? Check here: DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

Coming to Richmond March 16, 2019.
American Diabetes Association educational program for the primary care community. Earn up to 6.0 CE credits focused on pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes prevention, psychosocial care for people with diabetes, and cardiovascular risk and treatment options, at one of our upcoming programs in your area. Registration is currently open.

Advisory Board has created an infographic to demonstrate consumers Health Care Preferences by Age, check out how you may best market your services for different age groups. HEALTH CARE PREFERENCES BY AGE


Check out your plate! The Institute for Family Health offers a high quality PDF of Healthy Plates to not-for-profit organizations.

  • Diabetes Medical Management Plan is being updated.
  • Supplemental guide and FAQ document is being created.
  • Resource guide being developed.


Watch Kathy Sego tell her story to the US Senate Finance Committee

February SNAP benefits are being issued early— on or before January 20th—because of the federal government shutdown.


A special Virginia Health Care Foundation initiative designed to reduce depression in diabetic patients has demonstrated great success in its first 8 months.
February 11 DSMES Committee Conference Call 12 - 1 p.m. Details Contact Mary Albert
February 13 Patient-Centered Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes Webinar 3:00-4:30 pm Details
February 13 VDC Diabetes in Schools Committee Conference Call Details Contact Jackie McManemin 
February 15 VCDPE Regional Diabetes Prevention Support Tidewater NDPP's 12- 1 pm Details
February 15 VCDPE Regional Diabetes Prevention Support South and South West Virginia NDPPs: 2-3 pm Details
March 16 Diabetes is Primary Details
April 26 Virginia Diabetes Council General Meeting 10 am- 2 pm. Tuckahoe Library. All welcome. Registration required. FMI julia@virginiadiabetes.org.

February is Heart Month
Healthy for Good is a revolutionary movement to inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well. American Heart Association www.heart.org