January 1, 2012
An in-depth review of the Conversation Map tools published in the ADA Diabetes Spectrum Diabetes Conversation Maps are patient-centered, conversation-based tools developed using the combination of best practices in learning methodology. Based on the understanding that, as Blaise Pascal wrote in 1670, “people are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the mind of others.”
November 22, 2010
November 22, 2010 Article from ProMedica News Briefs — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown visited McKinley Elementary School on Oct. 21 to see ProMedica's Healthy Kids Conversation Map program in action. The program has been developed in response to the alarming obesity rates in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan where nearly one third of children are overweight or obese.
October 1, 2010
October 1, 2010 Article from Renal & Urology News website ORLANDO, Fla.—A novel program for educating and managing underserved diabetics in a group setting may be better than the traditional group format, according to researchers. Patients with type 2 diabetes who have participated in the program thus far have undergone recommended screening
September 21, 2010
With about one-third of Ohioans ages 10 to 17 overweight or even obese, addressing weight problems early on is a key local health priority. And discussions about the best nutritional choices and exercise when children are young – instead of telling them not to eat certain items or otherwise treating food in a punishing manner – is a good way to achieve that priority, said Dr. Mark Watkins, a pediatric endocrinologist with ProMedica Physicians Group.
September 16, 2010
September 16th, 2010 Healthy Interactions was recently judged Outstanding Website in the Healthcare Category by the Web Marketing Association. One of the judges commented, "I learned something new by reviewing this site. I did not know such programs exist. Very intuitive to navigate, to understand, and to get involved. Well done."
September 16, 2010
September 16th, 2010 Erum Ghafoor, Conversation Map Expert Trainer from the Baqai Institute of Technology and Endocrinology (BIDE) in Pakistan created a short video on the prevalence of diabetes in Pakistan and what BIDE is doing to help those afflicted with this condition.
June 15, 2010
The American Diabetes Association, Healthy Interactions Inc., a global leader in health education, and Merck, a global healthcare leader, are proud to announce that more than 20,000 diabetes educators in the U.S. have been trained on the U.S. Diabetes Conversation Map® tools and resources.
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March 10, 2010
March 10th, 2010 Rutgers University Extension Professional conducts a study on the effectiveness of the U.S. diabetes Conversation Map® education tools with patient health education and engagement in community group settings.
March 10, 2010
March 10th, 2010 NACDD Receives Two-Year Grant From Merck & Co., Inc. to Improve Diabetes Education The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors’ Diabetes Council has received a two-year grant from Merck & Co., Inc. to launch the Journey for Control of Diabetes EDGE Program (Evaluating Diabetes Group Education).
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