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Community Partners for Diabetes Health

Community Partners for Diabetes Health in Pierce County promotes partnerships among local organizations within Pierce County who work to improve the lives of people with diabetes and those who are at risk of developing the disease, especially type 2 diabetes.

 

Core members include health care systems, local and state health departments, industry and insurance representatives, pharmacys and educational instutitutions.
Our goals in include
• Use the Statewide Diabetes Plan as a roadmap toward reducing the impact of among Washington residents.
• Increase public awareness of diabetes, interventions at multiple levels to prevent type 2 diabetes (Goals 2 in the State Plan).
• Increasing public awareness of diabetes, interventions at multiple levels to increase self-management of diabetes to reduce diabetes-related disease (Goals 3 in the State Plan).

Email Address:
kbarale@wsu.edu
Organization Phone number:
253-798-3262
Organization Fax number:
253-798-3165
Mission Statement:
Our vision is to reduce the impact of diabetes among Pierce County residents.
Network Involvement:

Community Partners for Diabetes Health in Pierce County is a coalition of the Washington State Diabetes Network.

Sector:
Academic-Training, Community, Private, Public, Tribal

 

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About This Site
The Diabetes Connection serves as a clearinghouse of activities, ideas, best practices, links and resources. This website exists to convey useful, credible information to Washington State Diabetes Network, and to foster collaboration and communication. The Washington State Diabetes Network is made up of a broad array of organizations and people working in public, private, tribal, community and academic/training sectors to prevent and control diabetes and hypertension among residents of Washington.
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 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number for people to call for health and human service information and referrals and other assistance to meet their needs, including diabetes prevention and management. Dial 2-1-1 or visit win211.org

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