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Eastern Washington Diabetes Network

The Eastern Washington Diabetes Network is a group comprised of over 90 individuals from area organizations working as researchers, clinicians, disease managers, health administrators, educators, public health and social service workers.

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Background:

Local and regional activities are designed by the Network that adhere to the Washington State Diabetes Plan.    The Network spans across ten Eastern Washington counties and strives to raise the community awareness about diabetes while working towards the reduction of morbidity and mortality of diabetes in Eastern Washington.

Goals of the Network:

  1. Increase the awareness of diabetes and strategies for prevention throughout the community in Eastern Washington.
  2. To strengthen the internal network of health care providers, researchers, educators, and other community professionals in Eastern Washington.
  3. To increase diabetes awareness, education of prevention methods, and education of self-management strategies among health care providers and patients. 

For More Information

If you have question regarding the Eastern Washington Diabetes Network, or would like to become a member, please contact Jennifer Polello at (509) 232-8149.

Organization Phone number:
(509) 232-8149
 
Mission Statement:

The mission of this network is to raise the community awareness about diabetes prevention and control while working towards the reduction of morbidity and mortality of diabetes in Eastern Washington.

 

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About This Site
The Diabetes Connection serves as a clearinghouse of activities, ideas, best practices, links and resources. This website exists to convey useful, credible information to Washington State Diabetes Network, and to foster collaboration and communication. The Washington State Diabetes Network is made up of a broad array of organizations and people working in public, private, tribal, community and academic/training sectors to prevent and control diabetes and hypertension among residents of Washington.
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