- Increase awareness and knowledge of the seriousness of
diabetes, its risk factors, and effective strategies for
preventing complications associated with diabetes and
preventing type 2 diabetes.
- Increase the number of people who live well with
diabetes and effectively manage their disease to prevent or
delay complications and improve quality of life.
- Decrease the number of Americans with undiagnosed
- Among people at risk for type 2 diabetes, increase the
number who make and sustain effective lifestyle changes to
- Facilitate efforts to improve diabetes-related health
care and education, as well as systems for delivering care.
- Reduce health disparities in populations
disproportionately burdened by diabetes.
- Facilitate the incorporation of evidenced-based research
findings into health care practices.
NDEP partners with more than 200 public and private
organizations concerned about diabetes and the health status of
their members. For more information on NDEP’s partnership
activities, go to
- Children and adults with diabetes, their families, and
- Children and adults at risk for type 2 diabetes and
- Populations disproportionately burdened by diabetes and
- Health care professionals, community health workers/promotores,
- Community and health care focused organizations, media,
businesses, schools, non-traditional partners, and other
groups concerned about diabetes
- Promote and implement culturally and
linguistically-appropriate diabetes awareness and
- Identify, disseminate and support the adoption of
evidence-based, culturally and
linguistically-appropriate tools and resources that
support behavior change, improved quality of life, and
better diabetes outcomes.
- Expand NDEP reach and visibility through
collaborations with public, private, and nontraditional
partners, and use of national, state, and local media,
traditional and social media, and other relevant
- Conduct and support the evaluation of NDEP
resources, promotions, and other activities to improve
future NDEP initiatives.