What’s New in Diabetes
The latest from the Division of Diabetes Translation, including new resources, programs, campaigns, and website updates.
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.
On April 11, 2017, CDC released a new five year Funding Opportunity Announcement seeking proposals from national and regional organizations to help scale the National DPP in Underserved Areas to ensure that all adults with prediabetes or at high risk for type 2 diabetes have the opportunity to enroll in a CDC-recognized evidence-based lifestyle change program. Applications are due June 12, 2017. Learn more...
To help employers, insurers, and state health departments weigh the costs and benefits of offering National DPP lifestyle change programs, CDC has developed the Diabetes Prevention Impact Toolkit .
This online tool provides estimates of a) the total cost of delivering a National DPP lifestyle change program to an employer’s, insurer’s, or state’s population; b) total health benefit resulting from the program; c) life years gained and quality-adjusted life years saved; d) cost-effectiveness of the lifestyle change program; and e) return on investment, if applicable.
Users can get results based on default values for their target population or enter customized values that reflect their own population and program experience. Users can also customize the toolkit’s results to show the most relevant data for their needs. Learn more...
Health Insurance Coverage Laws for Diabetes Self-Management Education/Training (DSME/T) Interactive Website
This website highlights policies from across the country that require DSME/T public and private insurance coverage for patients with diabetes. The site provides fact sheets for each state and epidemiological data on DSME/T insurance coverage patterns, trends, and gaps. Find out more...
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 and access additional resources about preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes and living well if you have diabetes.
The new State Diabetes Burden Toolkit is a one-stop-shop resource for state-level estimates of diabetes burden, economic costs, and mortality overall, by age and sex. The Toolkit provides additional data, such as associated conditions related to diabetes, healthy life years lost, medical costs and other costs due to absenteeism or lost household productivity. Learn about diabetes in your state.
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 is a free and easy way to add science-based CDC health content directly to your website or app. You don’t have to spend months researching, writing, and editing your own content; just copy a little code from our site to yours. When CDC content is updated, it’s updated automatically on your site, too. Find out more at CDC Content Syndication and check out the new DDT Features microsite, available for your site now. Got questions? The team at IMTech@cdc.gov can help.
Diabetes Press Releases & Social Media
For the latest news releases, digital media kits, and social media, see Press & Social Media.
- Page last reviewed: April 20, 2017
- Page last updated: April 20, 2017
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