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Nelly Ayala, RN MSN
Alaska Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Manager
Phone: 907-269-8035
Fax: 907-269-5446

Diabetes News & Events in Alaska

November 2015 is diabetes awareness month!

It's time to Eat Well, America! #EatWellAmerica

We will be celebrating this month with various activities throughout the state. To help us spread the word and increase diabetes awareness, you can participate in the following ways:

  • Print and post a diabetes awareness poster from the American Diabetes Association. Join and you can share Diabetes Month Posters, Fact Sheets, and more, with versions available in different languages. To visit please click here!
  • Subscribe to a FREE on-line diabetes prevention program recognized by CDC called ALIVE-PD. This service is brought to you via a community based partnership with the American Diabetes Association, YMCA-Alaska, State of Alaska, and Alaska Health Fairs. Make this service available to your community, by posting the link on your website or social media sites with the hashtag #AlivePD 
  • Pick-up information regarding Diabetes by visiting any Alaska Commercial Store throughout the state of Alaska, thanks to a partnership between American Diabetes Association and Alaska Commercial.
  • Celebrate National Healthy Lunch Day on November 17th.
  • Learn more about the impact of Diabetes in Alaska, by going to the Indication Based Information System (IBIS) reports regarding diabetes and prevalence in Alaska.

Archive of Past Events

Patient Advocacy Across the Ages - Webinar
Navigating diabetes management challenges at school, on the job and in other aspects of life. This webinar is designed for healthcare providers practicing in the United States.

Let's Talk Diabetes
Free public education session held on the resources available in Anchorage to prevent Type 2 Diabetes and on how to participate in self-management education classes that help manage Diabetes.

  • When/Happened: September 19th, 2015
    Kincaid Park Chalet
    Download: Flyer

    Talking About Diabetes

    Out at Kincaid Park the American Diabetes Association along with the Alaska Division of Public Health and the YMCA, hosted a free informational ...

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