Melinda Donnelly
  • Fairfax, VA
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Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar diseaseBy Robert PreidtMonday, November 3, 2014SUNDAY, Nov. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery significantly lowers an obese person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, researchers report.This reduced risk was independent of other factors such as smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, according to the study in the Nov. 3 issue of The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology."Our…See More
Nov 4
Melinda Donnelly added a discussion to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
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Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for manyTUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes who are initially given the drug metformin are less likely to eventually need other drugs to control their blood sugar, a new study suggests.The study found that, of those started on metformin, only about one-quarter needed another drug to control their blood sugar. However, people who were started on type 2 diabetes drugs other than…See More
Oct 31
Melinda Donnelly added a discussion to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
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Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study findsBy Robert PreidtThursday, October 23, 2014THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daughters of women who developed gestational diabetes while pregnant may be at increased risk for being obese later in childhood, a new study suggests.The research included more than 400 girls in California who were followed from 2005 to 2011, with annual visits to check their height, weight, body fat and abdominal obesity. The girls were…See More
Oct 28
Melinda Donnelly added 2 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Sep 13, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added a discussion to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
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Upcoming Webinar: The Small Communities Toolbox

Upcoming Webinar: The Small Communities Toolbox: Best Practices and Messages for Healthy Eating and Active Living in Rural and Small JurisdictionsTuesday, September 24, 20132:00-3:15 EasternClick here to register for this Webinar. Across the country, key stakeholders are working to make their communities healthier places to live, work, learn, and play. In rural and small communities, elected officials are examining and implementing…See More
Sep 12, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added a discussion to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
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Alaska Native Diabetes Conference 2013

Alaska Native Diabetes Conference 2013WhenDecember 4, 2013  -  December 6, 2013WhereThe Hotel Captain Cook 939 W. 5th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501FeeView Event Fees…See More
Sep 11, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 2 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Sep 6, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 7 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Aug 30, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 3 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Aug 16, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added a discussion to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
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Upcoming Webinar - Gestational Diabetes and the PRAMS Survey: Putting the Pieces Together?

The Gestational Diabetes Network Webinar presents:“Gestational Diabetes and the PRAMSSurvey: Putting the Pieces Together?” The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:00 PM EST.This webinar discusses the PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring Survey), its data elements; what data can be collected for analysis related to Gestational Diabetes; and potential products/services that can be developed from the analysis.After attending this interactive webinar, the…See More
Aug 5, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 2 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Aug 2, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 3 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Jul 23, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 2 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Jul 15, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 3 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Jul 9, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added a discussion to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ONLINE SUBMISSION OPEN - American Diabetes Assocation 6th Disparities Partnership Forum

American Diabetes Association Presents6th Disparities Partnership Forum Overcoming Disparities: Diabetes Care in High Risk PopulationsA Rising Threat, The Impact of Social Determinants of HealthOctober 21-22, 2013 Hilton Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, VACall for Abstracts and Products!According to the Centers for Disease Control, Social Determinants of Health are…See More
Jul 2, 2013
Melinda Donnelly added 4 discussions to the community NDEP American Indian/Alaska Native Stakeholder Group
Jun 21, 2013

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ICF International
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