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Oral Health and Diabetes: Take 20 with the OPEN Network

Oral Health and Diabetes will be presented by the OHNEP team for the Oral Health Progress and Equity Network (OPEN) network next Tuesday November 30 at 1:00pm EST.November is National Diabetes Month, when health professionals and advocates across the US come together to increase awareness about diabetes, the seventh leading cause of dea

Diabetes and Oral Health: A Live Tweetchat Event!

OHNEP will be hosting a Diabetes & Oral Health Tweetchat on November 29, 2021 at 2pm EST. This tweetchat event aims to raise awareness about oral health patient education for patients with diabetes or who are at risk for diabetes.

It's National Nurse Practitioner Week!

National Nurse Practitioner Week is November 7 - November 13, 2021. OHNEP recognizes the hard work of nurse practitioners (NP) and nurse-midwives (MW) committed to providing equitable whole-person care for individuals across the lifespan.

November is National Diabetes Month!

November is National Diabetes Month, where health professionals and advocates across the US come together to increase awareness about diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the US. This year’s focus is on preventing diabetes and prediabetes, which affects about 88 million US adults.

Current Status of Dental Health in the US

Check out this article from Express Dentist that includes current statistics about the state of oral health in the US.

New Blog from OHNEP: The Need for the Needle

Vaccine hesitancy is a global population health equity problem that demands health professionals improve health literacy by making accurate vaccine recommendations to their patients.

Check out these articles from the American Journal of Public Health September 2021 Issue

The mission of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is to advance public health research, policy, practice, and education. The September 2021 issue of AJPH explores important and timely public health topics related to oral health that incorporate the social determinants of health and address racial and health equity. 

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