Presentation on theme: "Oklahoma Inter-Tribal Diabetes Coalition. Is a non-profit organization consisting of volunteer members from tribal, IHS, and urban clinics and other."— Presentation transcript:
Oklahoma Inter-Tribal Diabetes Coalition
Is a non-profit organization consisting of volunteer members from tribal, IHS, and urban clinics and other organizations. Mission Statement: To address the American Indian diabetes epidemic as a sovereign group of nations and other partners, collaborating to explore and implement new strategies for the purpose of improving and sustaining diabetes health care initiatives.
OFFICERS ◦ President = Shon McCage, Chickasaw Nation ◦ Vice President = Kimberly Little, Muscogee Creek Nation ◦ Secretary = Lee Ann Sherrill, Choctaw Nation ◦ Treasurer = Lea Caufield, Chickasaw Nation
41 SDPI programs in Oklahoma ◦ 33 Community Directed Grant Programs ◦ 8 Prevention Initiatives Grant Programs 4 Diabetes Prevention programs 4 Healthy Heart (CVD Prevention) programs
Active members ◦ American Diabetes Association ◦ Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma ◦ Chickasaw Nation ◦ Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma ◦ Harold Hamm Diabetes Center ◦ Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa ◦ Muscogee Creek Nation ◦ Native Youth Preventing Diabetes ◦ Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal Health Board ◦ Oklahoma City Indian Clinic ◦ Oklahoma State Department of Health ◦ Otoe-Missouria Tribe ◦ Seminole Nation of Oklahoma ◦ Wewoka Indian Health Center
EVENTS ◦ Tribal Leaders Summit ◦ Native Youth Preventing Diabetes (NYPD) Camp ◦ Curriculum Trainings DPP HH TRAILS (diabetes prevention for youth) Eagle Adventure (school based prevention program) ◦ Indian Falls Creek (church camps) Health Fair booth (blood sugars, bmi, and risk test) Surveys Diabetes Education
ACTIVITES ◦ Provide financial assistance for diabetes related community events ◦ Network with other programs and organizations to share community and program news/events ◦ Act as a resource center for diabetes professionals ◦ Recruit professional speakers to present at monthly meetings
Events for 2013 ◦ Partnership with the Oklahoma Area IHS CHR program Assist with teaching CHR’s basic training (annually) Assist with CHR training for Diabetes Educators Certification course Assist with CHR national and OK area conferences Host Oklahoma Area CHR diabetes training ◦ Adult Diabetes Camp ◦ Diabetes Registry Training ◦ Oklahoma SDPI grantees meeting Dr. Bryer-Ash, IHS OK Area Diabetes Consultant Connie Barker, Oklahoma representative for the Tribal Leader Diabetes Coalition
All events and trainings are paid for by OIDC and are provided at NO COST to the programs/participants. Goals for 2013 ◦ File for a federal 501(c)(3) status (in-progress) Currently hold state 501(c)(3) status ◦ Expand fundraising events/activities Held 4 th annual golf tournament in April ◦ Research grant funding opportunities
Benefits of OIDC membership/participation ◦ Opportunity to network with members to improve diabetes medical and education services Identify members’ needs and assist in the development of solutions Provide access to current news and information regarding funding, research, training opportunities, and program resources at local, state, and national levels ◦ Receive assistance with events and activities Access to multi-disciplinary diabetes professionals ◦ Obtain financial assistance/sponsorship for events and activities ◦ Provide education to patients about services offered by OIDC members Many programs across the state share patients
Steps to help you get started ◦ Network with grantees in your area at the Initiatives Meetings ◦ Contact your Area Diabetes Consultant Your ADC may be willing to help, and can provide contact information for all SDPI programs in your area. ◦ Gather a group of invested individuals with a common goal and vision in mind.
Steps to help you get started ◦ Assess all of your resources Professionals Medical staff from hospitals Attorneys Accountants Universities/colleges Medical, Nursing, public health, Native American studies, law Colleagues Community leaders Organizations Financial $$$
The key to OIDC’S success PASSIONATE & DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS!!!
For questions please contact: Shon McCage 1921 Stonecipher Blvd Ada, OK
Arizona Regional DPP Meeting Special Diabetes Program for Indians Diabetes Prevention Program and Healthy Heart Initiatives Year 3 Webinar Meeting 1 Taryn Watson, Diabetes Prevention Manager Gila River Health Care – Thoak Thag Ké Life Center Diabetes Prevention Program
Purpose of the Arizona Regional Meeting To provide networking opportunities for DPP Staff To learn about other DPP site implementation To tour DPP facilities To learn about in-state DPP resources To exchange ideas on program activities Enhance teamwork and collaboration efforts
Arizona DPP Grantees Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp., Tuba City, AZ Native Americans for Community Action, Flagstaff, AZ Gila River Health Care, Sacaton, AZ
Planning DPP Program Managers utilized: Teleconference