Diabetes Coalition of California

Annual Meeting

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2016 Annual Meeting

“Action in Motion: Making Strides to Prevent Diabetes and its Complications”

Thank you to all who joined us at the 2016 Annual Meeting held in January at the California Endowment in Los Angeles.   Approximately 80 attendees were present for this landmark event!    Even if you were not able to attend, you can review our speaker’s presentations below.


January 29, 2016

The California Endowment

Rooms: Yosemite B & Cabrillo

1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012


8:00-8:30 Presenters, Board of Directors & Advisory Board Networking Breakfast


8:30-9:00 Registration/Vendor Exhibits


9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introductions

Chesney Hoagland-Fuchs, BSN, RN, CDE, Chair, Diabetes Coalition of California

  • About the DCC – How to join & Website
  • Thank vendors for support
  • Board of Directors & Advisory Board Introductions


9:15-10:15 Setting the Stage: A Call to Action in Motion

Chesney Hoagland-Fuchs, BSN, RN, CDE 


10:15-10:45 Prevent Diabetes STAT (Screen, Test, Act-Today)™

Christopher Holliday, PhD, MPH, Director, Population Health, American Medical Association


10:45-11:15 Prevent Diabetes STAT™: California

La Roux Pendleton, MPH, California Department of Public Health


11:15-11:45 Why Diabetes is a Priority and What We’re doing about It

Xavier Morales PhD, MRP, Executive Director, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California 


11:45-1:00 Zumba Break with Jackie Thompson

American Medical Association Sponsored Networking Lunch/Vendor Exhibits


1:00-2:15 Diabetes Prevention Lessons from the Three Sisters (see presentation links below) and Healing Diabetes in Indian Country (film)

Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, FAANP, Director, Diabetes Education and Care, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

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2:15-2:45 Developing Guidelines for Diabetes and Mental Health Care

Mark Heyman, PhD, Center for Diabetes and Mental Health


2:45-3:30 Diabetes Coalition of California Committee Spotlights:

John Silva, MD, Insulin Guidelines Chair

Barbara Liepman, RN, MS, PHN, CDE, Insulin Guidelines C0-Chair

Nathan PainterPharmD, CDE

Susan Lopez-Payan, Prevention Chair

  • Diabetes Guidelines Committee Update

Brenda Rueda-Yamashita, Basic Guidelines Chair


3:30-3:35 Adjourn


4:30-6:30 Mixer: Lobby Court, Westin Bonaventure



DCC Board Members at the Annual Meeting





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