Diabetes News and Announcements
You can control your diabetes!
Don’t let it control you. Here are some tips and resources for living well with diabetes.
Celebrate National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 7th!
Bring attention to the silent killer of women – heart disease.
Learn more and get involved at www.goredforwomen.org/wearredday
It's Heart Health Month!
Be a Health Literacy Hero!
October is Health Literacy Month. Take action and find ways to improve how you communicate about health.
Provider’s Prediabetes Tool Kit
Visit the newly updated MN Dept of Health’s I CAN Prevent Diabetes Prediabetes Health Providers Tool Kit to see the updated Minnesota Prediabetes Screening and Treatment Algorithm, new CDC tools for providers and patients to promote the National Diabetes Prevention Program, and Where to Find a NDPP Group in Minnesota, and current Minnesota factsheets about the impact of diabetes and prediabetes in our state.
Search for a Minnesota National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) near you.
The CDC National Registry of Recognized Diabetes Prevention Programs lists contact information for programs that offer type 2 diabetes prevention programs. Use this link to FIND A PROGRAM in Minnesota.
Diabetes and Prediabetes Fact Sheets(updated 3-21-2013)How do diabetes and prediabetes affect Minnesotans? Who is at risk? What are the trends? What does this tell us? What can you do about it? Learn more using the new fact sheets on Diabetes and Prediabetes.
Click here to take the diabetes risk test [http://stopdiabetes.com/get-the-facts/risk-test.html]
Click here to take one step and make a plan for preventing diabetes [http://ndep.nih.gov/resources/diabetes-healthsense/just-one-step.aspx]
The Process for Medication Disposal
Medications play a vital role in our health care system, and sometimes there can be unused and expired over-the-counter and prescription medication. Click here for more on the recommended procedure for medication disposal. [http://mnsmartdisposal.com/]