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NCFM Today Season 2, Episode 4 - Diabetes Prevention Programs in NC

April 09, 2021 Greg Season 2 Episode 4
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NCFM Today Season 2, Episode 4 - Diabetes Prevention Programs in NC
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NCFM Today Season 2, Episode 4 - Diabetes Prevention Programs in NC
Apr 09, 2021 Season 2 Episode 4
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This month we discuss a family physicians efforts to prevent diabetes.  Dr. Karen Smith, a former president of the NCAFP talks about her involvement in Diabetes Free NC and how she screens patients and refers them to one of our state's Diabetes Prevention Programs.  In addition, Franklin Walker, Vice President of Rural Health Innovations for the NC Medical Society, talks about how physicians can get involved in Diabetes Free NC.  Finally, we provide brief updates on efforts to advocate for dedicated teaching time and payment for our state's community preceptors and the role of family physicians in COVID-19 vaccine efforts, particularly combating vaccine hesitancy.  You can find additional information about Pre-Diabetes and prevention programs in NC at ReversePrediabetesNC.org 

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This month we discuss a family physicians efforts to prevent diabetes.  Dr. Karen Smith, a former president of the NCAFP talks about her involvement in Diabetes Free NC and how she screens patients and refers them to one of our state's Diabetes Prevention Programs.  In addition, Franklin Walker, Vice President of Rural Health Innovations for the NC Medical Society, talks about how physicians can get involved in Diabetes Free NC.  Finally, we provide brief updates on efforts to advocate for dedicated teaching time and payment for our state's community preceptors and the role of family physicians in COVID-19 vaccine efforts, particularly combating vaccine hesitancy.  You can find additional information about Pre-Diabetes and prevention programs in NC at ReversePrediabetesNC.org