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Aug 2015 Impact Brief
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August 2015
NACDD is the only organization representing all state and jurisdictional chronic disease staff, dedicated to building capacity and making public health good for the public.
In this issue...

NACDD Project Updates/News

Partner Updates/News
Coordinated Chronic Disease Calendar

Surveys


Career Center












 
NACDD Project Updates & News
Snapshot of Success - Idaho

People who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are likely to fall short of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in the intake of vegetables.  Idaho's Physical Activity and Nutrition Program (IPAN) partnered with local task forces and associations to increase the number of farmers markets accepting SNAP benefits. 
Read more

Chronic Disease Directors Regional Meetings Wrapping Up for the Year


With generous support and participation from CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, NACDD has brought together Chronic Disease Directors for regional meetings to share management and leadership strategies and innovation. 
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Gestational Diabetes Collaborative Experiences Demonstrate the Link Between Better Data and Better Care


Increasing prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus(GDM), currently estimated at 5%-6%, puts about 240,000 women at risk for developing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) each year.  Read More
Share your Success Stories in the What’s Working database Today!

Every month, beginning this month, we’re highlighting success stories in this Impact Brief and on the What’s Working home page. Submit a success story by clicking here.
With funding from the Office of Minority Health, the Georgia Department of Public Health, in a strong public and private partnership with other government agencies and community-based organizations, aims to leverage past collective impact successes in chronic disease and language nutrition to create a new curriculum targeting early childhood educators in three unique urban and rural communities and to reduce health disparities.  Read more
States Work with Partners to Address Million Hearts® - New Success Stories in the What's Working Database

Four states have submitted success stories to NACDD's What's Working Database to highlight their Million Hearts® Stakeholder Workshops.  NACDD is a proud Million Hearts partner organization.  One of our most exciting projects is working with state health departments to convene a one-day Million Hearts Stakeholders Workshop.   
Read more or to download Million Hearts® Briefing Document click here.
With generous support and participation from CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, NACDD has brought together Chronic Disease Directors for regional meetings to share management and leadership strategies and innovation.  Read more
Partner Updates & News
Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN) Call for Papers

The Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN) has recently launced a the PAN Challege.  A key element of the Challenge is a Call for Papers, focused on the topic of cost-sharing.  To learn more about the Call for Papers download document or visit website.
Job Opportunity!
University of South Florida – Associate/Full Professor and Director of the Florida Prevention Research Center
Coming Up...




The Coordinated Chronic Disease Calendar is a joint effort by the CDC and NACDD to provide a comprehensive overview of upcoming events, webinars, meetings, and professional development opportunities for chronic disease professionals.
Click here to see what's coming up!
Link to a recent survey lost & buried in your inbox? No problem! NACDD now houses all links, survey descriptions, etc. in our new Survey Library!
Click here.
"Let us know how this publication can better serve you."  Email jpatton@chronicdisease.org with your suggestions.

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