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What’s New in Diabetes

The latest from the Division of Diabetes Translation, including new resources, programs, campaigns, and website updates.

1 in 3 adults has prediabetes. Could be you, your barber, your barbers barber.

Prediabetes PSAs: The People You Know

More than 84 million American adults have prediabetes. That’s a little hard to wrap your head around. The same fact put another way: “1 in 3 US adults.” It could be you, your favorite brother, or your other brother who has prediabetes. When viewers see themselves and the people they know in the stats, they get it in a whole new way. That’s the thinking behind Phase 3 of CDC’s award-winning Prediabetes Awareness Campaign. Watch here.

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Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Toolkit

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) provides an evidence-based foundation to empower people with diabetes to navigate self-management decisions and activities. DSMES is a cost-effective tool proven to help improve health behaviors and health outcomes for people with diabetes. The purpose of this toolkit is to increase use of DSMES services among people with diabetes and healthcare professionals. The toolkit provides resources and tools in one place to assist with the development, promotion, implementation, and sustainability of DSMES services. Learn More.

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Rx for National Diabetes Prevention Program

The Rx for the National Diabetes Prevention Program: Action Guide for Community Pharmacists [PDF – 12MB] is designed to help community pharmacists and members of the pharmacy workforce reach people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes who could benefit from the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program and prevent new cases of type 2 diabetes among patients at high risk by taking steps to help expand the reach of the National DPP.



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2017 Diabetes Report Card

CDC publishes the Diabetes Report Card [PDF – 5 MB] every two years to provide current information on the state of diabetes and its complications in the nation. Public health professionals, state health departments, and communities can use this data — including information on diabetes, prediabetes, risk factors, and health outcomes — to focus their diabetes prevention and control efforts where they are needed most. Learn More >



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CDC Diabetes Content, Your Website

Check out the new diabetes microsite—a collection of science-based, reader-friendly diabetes articles you can add to your own website. Save time, money, and effort while still keeping your audiences informed with CDC content that’s already created and automatically updated. With just a few lines of code that we provide, our feature stories, infographics, and links to more information are available right from your own web pages. Learn more.

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.


Diabetes Press Releases & Social Media

For the latest news releases, digital media kits, and social media, see Press & Social Media.

  • Page last reviewed: June 26, 2018
  • Page last updated: June 26, 2018
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    • National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation