- CDC’s Diabetes Program provides a website with multiple tools for diabetes prevention and control, including brochures for adults and children, information on diabetes program design, and links to other websites.
- The Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) has developed If You Have Diabetes, A Flu Shot Could Save Your Life pdf icon[PDF-620K] for consumers in English and Spanish pdf icon[PDF-620K].
- Posters and postcards pdf icon[PDF-120K] are also available in both languages on the CDC Diabetes Program website.
- The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)external icon is a federally funded program sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and includes over 200 partners at the federal, state, and local levels, working together to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes.
- The NDEP website provides patient education materialsexternal icon and diabetes education resources, slide presentations, and tools designed especially for business and managed care.
- The Community Preventive Services Task Forceexternal icon recommends combined diet and physical activity promotion programs for people at increased risk of type 2 diabetes based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing new-onset type 2 diabetes. Economic evidence indicates that combined diet and physical activity promotion programs to prevent type 2 diabetes among people at increased risk are cost-effective.
- The CDC 6/18 Initiative has information on the evidence for controlling and preventing type 2 diabetes including key health and cost evidence messages for payers and providers.
- National Diabetes Prevention Program is a partnership of public and private organizations working to reduce the growing problem of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. The partners work to make it easier for people with prediabetes to participate in evidence-based, affordable, and high-quality lifestyle change programs to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes and improve their overall health.