NEW! Grant Opportunity for Diabetes Prevention, Education and Management
This program awards multi-year grants to support the expansion and enhancement of diabetes education, prevention and treatment programs. You can find the Diabetes Grant Criteria/Application here. Check out the Core 4 Diabetes webpage to learn more.
Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care - Call for Proposals
The Merck Foundation has announced this new initiative which will support "innovative approaches to diabetes treatment and management and advance intersectoral strategies to address factors outside of the health care system that play an important role in diabetes outcomes." The Foundation is seeking applications from eligible nonprofit organizations. Click here for additional information and instructions for the "call for proposals." (DEADLINE: January 24, 2017)
Tips to Help You Stay Healthy with Diabetes (+ Tips for the Holidays!)
View this useful handout in English or Spanish from the National Diabetes Education Program, which includes a Diabetes Care Record and Action Plan. You can also learn some healthy eating tips for the holidays from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention here.
NEW! Opportunity to Review Washington DPP Action Plan
Scroll down to the "Reports" section below to see the Washington State Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Action Plan 2016-2018. You can submit comments of ways you may have to implement these key activities by emailing email@example.com.
Diabetes, even if well managed, can make it harder for a person's immune system to fight infections, so people with diabetes may be at risk for more serious complications from an illness compared to people without diabetes. To locate a nearby place to get a flu shot, visit http://flushot.healthmap.org/. For more information on diabetes and vaccines, see this handout in English and in Spanish.
View the screening and treatment pathway recommendations for adults to identify abnormal blood glucose.