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NACDD Fact Sheets

FAQ on USPSTF Recommendations for Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes
This 3-page fact sheet answers frequently asked questions about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated grade B recommendation pertaining to screening for abnormal blood glucose and type 2 diabetes and referrals to counseling.

National Prediabetes Awareness Tools
This 1-page fact sheet describes the PSA series available for broadcast which sends viewers to and the 40 CBS: Your Health® mini-interview segments featuring award winning journalist, Joan Lunden speaking with Dr. Ann Albright, director of CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. Contact information is supplied to help states find out how to utilize these CBS assets.

National DPP Coverage Toolkit (revised May 2018)
This 1-page fact sheet describes the online National DPP Coverage Toolkit, launched in 2017 by NACDD and Leavitt Partners and funded by CDC, that can help organizations navigate the potential complexities of offering the program as a covered benefit.

Demonstration Project - Medicaid Coverage for the National DPP (revised May 2018)
This 1-page fact sheet describes the Medicaid Demonstration Project, funded by CDC, that’s showing how state Medicaid agencies and state health departments can collaborate to implement and deliver a sustainable coverage model for the National DPP.



Nebraska Diabetes Prevention Action Plan 2016 – 2018
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services finalized this action plan just four months after hosting a State Engagement Meeting. In support, the Nebraska Medical Association dedicated an issue of its Nebraska Medicine magazine to the National DPP and related work in Nebraska. Articles include “Early Intervention in Prediabetes, a New Frontier of Opportunity; National DPP in the Panhandle; Diabetes Prevention in the Rural Counties;” and “Nebraska Program Success Stories.”

A website with many resources for public health staff and partners to implement the CDC's 1305 and 1422 cooperative agreements. This landing page links to 3 separate sites:

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model
Latest information and resources about the MDPP

This NCCDPHP website is an online resource portal providing easy access to credible, evidence-based and practical chronic disease prevention tools in one location.

National Diabetes Prevention Program
A website with general information about prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, the National DPP, CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs, and a list of available programs by state.

Diabetes STAT - American Medical Association

This website includes information for patients, partners, health care professionals, employers and insurers. Features include the Prevent Diabetes STAT Toolkit on screening, testing and referral and a cost-savings calculator.

AADE Diabetes Prevention Program
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) funds 45 AADE-accredited and/or ADA-recognized diabetes self management education sites in 17 states to implement the National DPP.

Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative (EEC)
Stay up-to-date on the latest epidemiology and evaluation training and TA resources for 1305 and 1422. EEC is a group of state 1305/1422 epidemiologists and evaluators meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00pm ET.


Planning Fundamentals
The Planning Fundamentals self-paced, online course provides a comprehensive overview of the process for developing and implementing a state health plan for chronic disease prevention and control.

Diabetes Council Advocacy Toolbox
The Advocacy Toolbox was developed by the Diabetes Council to provide resources for effective advocacy efforts and practical information to help with planning advocacy programs. Materials and resources can be applied to any chronic disease or policy development initiative.

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is the cornerstone of care for people with diabetes. This resource provides information on the definition of DSME, the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support, reimbursement, starting a community-based DSME program, and more.

Diabetes School Health Resource
This resource was developed by the Diabetes Council School Health Work Group and provides state and national resources on caring for students with diabetes in the school environment.

Working with Health Systems and Health Care Providers to Reduce Diabetes Complications
Too many people with diabetes do not receive recommended care and treatment. This NACDD series of fact sheets can help states and partners make the case for health system and provider practice redesign to improve care related to the four major diabetes complications. Using the Chronic Care Model as the framework, each fact sheet highlights data and research illustrating why change is needed and how change improves care.

Fact Sheet - PDF Version Fact Sheet - Word Version              
Cardiovascular Disease  Cardiovascular Disease
Kidney Disease  Kidney Disease
Neuropathy  Neuropathy 
Retinopathy  Retinopathy
Reference list for Fact Sheet Series

Health Equity
NACDD is collaborating with the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities, a national initiative coordinated by the DHHS Office of Minority Health and the CDC to identify ways in which state health department chronic disease programs can better address health disparities and promote health equity through existing programs. Read the findings from the 2015 NACDD Health Equity Assessment here.

Systems Thinking and Dynamic Modeling
The presentation, Making Sense of Systems Dynamic Modeling, is from an April 2011 CDC Division of Diabetes Translation Pre-conference Session in Minneapolis, MN.  A resource list, Selected System Dynamics References & Resources, has key references on the PRISM Model, Diabetes Model, general references, and additional resources on trainings, listservs, organizations, and more.


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