This November, draw attention to diabetes and its effects on millions of Americans, including your employees. The 2015 focus, Diabetes Education and Support: Everyone Has a Role. What’s Yours?, highlights the need for ongoing diabetes education and support among people with diabetes and those who care for them. Check out the resources available from the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) and begin planning your November National Diabetes Month activities today!
The Diabetes Report Card [PDF-5.6MB] is published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) every 2 years, based on The Catalyst to Better Diabetes Care in the Affordable Care Act. This report provides current information on the status of diabetes in the United States. It includes information about diabetes, gestational diabetes, prediabetes, preventive care practices, risk factors, quality of care, outcomes, and progress made toward meeting national diabetes goals and, to the extent possible, national and state trends.
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Question: How can I promote nationwide health observances at my workplace?
Answer: Health observances in September include Healthy Aging Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, and Cholesterol Awareness Month. Resources for all these observances are available from NDEP and CDC.
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is jointly sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the support of more than 200 partner organizations.