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Many More Stories of Succes Now Available from the State Diabetes Prevention Project

Thursday, October 16, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Patricia Herrmann, Ann Forburger and Marti Macchi
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Eight states addressed strategies to prevent type 2 diabetes in a year-long project.  In 2013, NACDD, in collaboration with the CDC Division of Diabetes Translation, created the State Diabetes Prevention Project.  The goal of this project was to engage eight state health departments in statewide or regional efforts to promote increased use of the National Diabetes Prevention Program's (NDPP) evidence-based lifestyle change program.  Each funded state selected three to four strategic focus areas to increase awareness, referrals, and access to the evidence-based lifestyle change program.  Find the updated 2014 State Diabetes Prevention Project Stories of Success on the website.  This publication has 27 stories from the eight states.