"We Don't Do Diets" is scheduled for Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

NNN & IHS HP/DP Webinar – “We Don’t Do Diets”

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network with Indian Health Service Health Promotion & Disease Prevention present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country.

Title: “We Don’t Do Diets”

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time:  3 – 4 P.M. EDT


Charla J. Gordon, MA, RD, CDE, CHES
Contractual Dietitian with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Health Center

Sally W. Van Cise, MPH, MEd, RDN Wellcoaches Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Distinguish two reasons why diets and weight loss have not been effective in the long-term.
  2. Examine the approach dieting for weight loss can negatively impact emotional and physical health.
  3. Apply three alternative approaches to promote health and wellness in mind and body for all clients.

Target Audience:  Physicians, nurses, health educators, administrators, and support staff working with American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Funding for this webinar was made possible by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DP18-1808:  Networking2Save:  CDC’s National Network Approach to Preventing and Controlling Tobacco-related Cancers in Special Populations.  Webinar contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Indian Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.


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