This presentation will demonstrate the spread and seriousness of the current global diabetes pandemic. By examining the concepts of social determinants of health and how such determinants relate to the global pandemic, this presentation will offer interventions based on a population health framework to decrease the number of cases of diabetes being diagnosed nearly daily worldwide.
A partner in the Institute of Global Nursing Development, Adele works on international nurse capacity building in communicable/non-communicable diseases. She has extensive and has published. She contributed to WHO guidelines, testified to the Institute of Medicine and to the White House. A speaker on international nursing issues, Adele collaborates with WHO as well as the World NCD Congress. Adele has contributed to nurse capacity building in 47 countries. Adele received and the Nicholas Andrew Cummings award for Excellence in Interprofessional Practice and is a Fellow in the ICN, the National Academies of Practice and the American Academy of Nursing.