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February 2020 Edition
Join us next month in San Diego for the AMGA 2020 Annual Conference . This premier gathering of leaders from medical groups and health systems provides the perfect venue to network, discover shared learnings, and exchange strategies for success with your peers. T2G highlights include: 
  • The breakout session, “Achieving and Sustaining Improved Cardiovascular Risk Care for Diabetes Patients: Building Lessons of the Together 2 Goal® Innovator Track CVD Cohort.” This breakout session will feature best practices gleaned during the Cohort from Geisinger, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers, and Southwest Medical Associates.
  • The AMGA Foundation Celebration Luncheon taking place March 28, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. PST. This event will honor a number of award winners across the Foundation, celebrate the campaign milestone of 1 million lives improved, and serve as a networking opportunity for organizations involved in Foundation activities. All conference attendees are encouraged to attend. 
The early bird registration deadline for the 2020 Annual Conference is tomorrow, Feb. 7. For questions or assistance registering yourself or a group, please contact Bruce Hadloc, meetings manager, at 703.838.0033 ext. 366 or via bhadloc@amga.org
We hope to see you in San Diego!
Questions? Email us at together2goal@amga.org .

Plank Mentor of the Month: Janet Appel, RN, M.S.N.

Campaign Plank: Measure HbA1c Every 3-6 Months

Janet Appel has over 30 years of experience in nursing with a focus on the development of inpatient and outpatient programs to engage patients in self-care. She has worked to improve quality and outcomes in all healthcare settings . Contact Janet today!

Upcoming Dates
Feb. 7: Early bird registration deadline for the 2020 AMGA Annual Conference (register)


Feb. 20: Monthly campaign webinar on Calculating Lives Improved and Leveraging Data (register)
March 2: Data reporting deadline for 2019 Q4 data (learn more)

March 19: Monthly campaign webinar on Diabetes Care and Support: Telemedicine in a Rural State (register)

March 25-28: AMGA 2020 Annual Conference in San Diego, CA (register)

Partner Spotlight

One of our campaign partners has a new name! As of Jan. 22, 2020, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is n ow the Association for Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES). The new name highlights that d iabetes educators do much more than educate . From diabetes tech nology to healthy eating to emotional well-being, diabetes educators are partners in lifestyle change. By reimagining how they ref er to the specialty and association, ADCES hopes to ensure a brighter future for those affected by diabetes, prediabetes , and other cardiometabolic conditions.

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Resource of the Month

February is American Heart Month, which makes it an ideal time to your advance efforts to improve cardiovascular care. The case studies from the T2G Innovator Track Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Cohort are a great source of best practices in identifying and managing CVD risk among patients with Type 2 diabetes. Each organization’s case study provides detailed insight into interventions, outcomes, and lessons learned. Check them out to learn how your peers have made strides to improve care for their diabetes patients at risk of CVD.

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