Resources

Our community partners have many excellent resources they have developed. Here, we feature a selection of these. If you have a resource to add, please contact us here.

Background Information on Diabetes in the United States:

The high incidence of type 2 diabetes:
Resources include statistics from the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion CDC) on the rate of diabetes and population disparities.

The high cost of diabetes:
Resources include American Diabetes Association (ADA) analyses of the economic impact of type 2 diabetes.

The effect of diabetes:
Resources include ADA information on living with diabetes, and CDC information on the health effects of diabetes.

Prevention Recommendations

Increasing investments in healthy food access:
Resources include federal programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and Child Nutrition Programs, and the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI).

Enhancing physical activity options:
Resources include federal physical activity guidelines, as well as public and private programs aimed at enhancing the built environment such as Complete Streets and Safe Routes to Schools.

Treatment Recommendations

Ensuring coverage of needed services:
Resources include services such as Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT), Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), and home delivered meals.

Increasing access to health care services
Resources include potential programs to enhance access, such as State Innovation Models and telemedicine solutions.