What’s New in Diabetes
The latest from the Division of Diabetes Translation, including new resources, programs, campaigns, and website updates.
This must-see broadcast mini-series focuses on critical diabetes-related topics such as prediabetes, diabetes complications, type 2 diabetes in youth, diabetes prevention—including the National Diabetes Prevention Program—and much more. Watch all of the information-packed segments here and access additional resources about preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes and living well if you have diabetes.
Kidney failure from diabetes among American Indians and Alaska Natives was the highest of any US racial group until recently. Now it’s declining the fastest, a decrease of 54% from 1996 to 2013. Community and team approaches are making the difference—and could serve as a model for other populations. Find out what’s behind this remarkable progress in CDC’s latest Vital Signs report.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have proposed changes to the Physician Fee Schedule to expand the Diabetes Prevention Program beginning January 1, 2018. This would allow Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program suppliers that are recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to submit claims to Medicare for providing the structured lifestyle change program.
Learn more about the proposed changes to the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule from the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program webinar held by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation (CMMI) on August 9, 2016.
Close to 86 million US adults have prediabetes, and 90% of them don’t know it. DDT’s first-ever national public service campaign to raise prediabetes awareness is bringing the message that prediabetes is real to the American people. A short online risk test is available at DoIHavePrediabetes.org,where visitors can also find a link to CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program with a searchable directory of CDC-recognized programs across the country.
Prevent Diabetes STAT: Screen, Test, Act - Today™
CDC and the American Medical Association have joined forces to Prevent Diabetes STAT and are urging others to join in this critical effort. This multiyear initiative includes a toolkit [PDF-1.1MB] to help people determine their risk for type 2 diabetes and to guide health care providers on the best methods to screen patients for prediabetes and refer patients at high risk to prevention programs.
Diabetes Features & Spotlights
This collection of articles explores the many aspects of managing diabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes, with a focus on helping people take positive action to live their healthiest lives.
CDC Content Syndication
Content syndication, including RSS feeds, is a free and easy way to add scientifically sound and credible CDC health content directly to your site. CDC content updates display immediately, providing useful, up-to-the-minute information to your audiences. Find out more at CDC Content Syndication and contact IMTech@cdc.gov if you have questions.
Diabetes Press Releases & Social Media
For the latest news releases, digital media kits, and social media, see Press & Social Media.
- Page last reviewed: January 12, 2017
- Page last updated: January 12, 2017
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