National Diabetes Education Program News & Notes
 Volume 8, Issue 8 Follow us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Find us on YouTube: Subscribe to our RSS feed:

Help Youth With Diabetes Stay Healthy

As kids start heading back to school, it’s important to remember that students with diabetes face unique challenges when it comes to managing their diabetes. Check out NDEP’s August Promotions Calendar to learn how you can help youth, their families, and their caregivers prepare for a safe school year using resources from NDEP.

3 Easy Ways to Join NDEP in Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

The NDEP thanks the Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center, Michigan’s Diabetes Partners in Action Coalition, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for promoting our 15th anniversary! Visit NDEP’s 15th anniversary web page for 3 Easy Ways that you, too, can celebrate your partnership with NDEP and share how we are Changing the Way Diabetes is Treated!

Diabetes HealthSense: New Resources For Living Well

NDEP’s Diabetes HealthSense has been updated with dozens of new resources to help people make lifestyle changes and cope with the demands of diabetes. We’d like to thank NDEP’s Support for Behavior Change Task Group for their dedication in reviewing resources. Explore Diabetes HealthSense.

Partners Shine in NDEP’s Partner Spotlight

This month, NDEP is shining its Partner Spotlight on the Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers, for using NDEP resources to host a workshop in support of National Minority Health Month.

Diabetes Report Card 2012 Released

The Division of Diabetes Translation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the Diabetes Report Card 2012. Find information about national and state profiles of diabetes and its complications.

It’s Summer. Stay Safe.

If you or someone you know has diabetes, visit the CDC’s web page on diabetes care during heat emergencies to learn how to prevent problems during the hot summer months.

Continuing Education for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Promotores de Salud 

The Road to Health Toolkit is now approved for certified continuing education by Día de la Mujer Latina™ Inc., and the Texas Department of State Health Services. CHWs and promotores can receive 5 hours of training in three competency areas. To learn more, contact Venus Gines at or  Betsy Rodriguez at

On the Road with NDEP

See where NDEP will be presenting or exhibiting in the next few months next or download a presentation from a past event.