Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Two Upcoming Healthy People Webinars

Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar: Diabetes - November 13, 2013, 1:30–3:00 PM EST 

Nearly 26 million people in the United States already have diabetes and another 79 million are at high risk for type 2 diabetes. Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. ET for a Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar focusing on diabetes. This Webinar will explore what is being done to prevent type 2 diabetes, including how clinical care and public health communities are working together and how communities are implementing evidence-based interventions to address diabetes. Register today!  

Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar on Tobacco- November 21, 2013, 12–12:45 PM EST Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and disease worldwide. In the United States, an estimated 45.3 million people – about one in five adults – currently smoke, and an estimated 443,000 people die prematurely from diseases caused by smoking or secondhand smoke exposure.1 

Join us on Thursday, November 21, at 12 PM EST, to learn about the California Tobacco Control Program’s efforts to improve the health of individuals by reducing illness and premature death attributable to the use of tobacco products. This 45-minute Webinar will be led by HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Howard Koh, who will be joined by Dr. Tim McAfee, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office on Smoking and Health. The Webinar will include a roundtable discussion on the importance of tobacco prevention. Register Now!

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