Louisiana Diabetes Profile
Diagnosed diabetes is prevalent across all 50 states and Washington, DC. People with diabetes are at high risk of heart disease, stroke, and other serious complications, such as kidney failure, blindness, and amputation of a toe, foot, or leg. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) focuses on preventing type 2 diabetes, reducing diabetes complications and disability, and reducing diabetes-related disparities, which are differences in health across geographic, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.
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- Black Women's Health Imperative
- The Louisiana Department of Health collaborated with Well-Ahead Louisiana to implement the National DPP lifestyle change program screening, testing, and referral benchmarks for healthcare facilities.
- The Louisiana Department of Health partnered with the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Pharmacy to deliver Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM) trainings for pharmacy sites. The state also enacted Senate Resolution 39, requiring the Board of Pharmacy to review CDTM regulations and provide recommendations for improvement.