CDC’s Funded State, Local, and National Partner Diabetes Programs

CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) funds state and local health departments to support programs and activities to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes and to improve health outcomes for people diagnosed with diabetes.

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Improving the Health of Americans Through Prevention and Management of Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke

This 5-year cooperative agreement, which began in October 2018, funds all 50 states and the District of Columbia to carry out work to prevent and manage diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Using CDC support, states are focused on implementing and evaluating evidence-based strategies to manage diabetes and prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes in high-burden populations and communities.

Learn more about the strategies and activities in Improving the Health of Americans Through Prevention and Management of Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke.

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Outcomes
  • Increased access to and health benefit coverage for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program.
  • Increased community-clinical linkages that facilitate referrals and provide support to enroll and retain participants in the National DPP lifestyle change program.
Diabetes Management Outcomes
  • Increased access to, coverage for, and participation in diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) services recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) or accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
  • Increased use of pharmacist-patient care processes that help people with diabetes manage their medications.

Strategies for Improving the Health of Americans Through Prevention and Management of Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke

Page last reviewed: April 9, 2019