New Mexico Department of Health
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Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

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American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

Leads the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes, deliver services to hundreds of communities, and provide objective and credible information.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

A low-cost program that helps individuals with chronic conditions learn how to manage and improve their own health, while reducing health care costs.

Diabetes Alert Day Proclamation

Diabetes Alert Day Proclamation

Diabetes Alert Day Proclamation

This is a copy of the “Diabetes Alert Day” proclamation for the state of New Mexico dated March 18, 2015.

Diabetes Awareness Month Proclamation

Diabetes Awareness Month Proclamation

Diabetes Awareness Month Proclamation

This is a copy of the “Diabetes Awareness Month” proclamation for the state of New Mexico dated October 17th, 2016.

Diabetes Prevention Program Original Study

Diabetes Prevention Program Original Study

Diabetes Prevention Program Original Study

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) was a major multicenter clinical research study aimed at discovering whether modest weight loss through dietary changes and increased physical activity or treatment with the oral diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) could prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in study participants.

Diabetes Risk Test

Diabetes Risk Test

Diabetes Risk Test

This test asks you to answer a few quick questions about weight, age, family history and other potential risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. Your results are reported as a score indicating low or high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic eye disease has no warning signs. Finding and treating the disease early, before it causes vision loss or blindness, is the best way to control diabetic eye disease.

Losing Weight

Losing Weight

Losing Weight

Healthy weight loss isn't just about a diet or program. It's about an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term changes in daily eating and exercise habits.

National Diabetes Education Program

National Diabetes Education Program

National Diabetes Education Program

Established in 1997, the National Diabetes Education Program is a federally-funded program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ 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 improve the treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, promote early diagnosis, and prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.

National Diabetes Prevention Program

National Diabetes Prevention Program

National Diabetes Prevention Program

Partnership of community organizations, private insurers, health care organizations, employers, and government agencies. Partners work to establish local evidence-based lifestyle change programs for people at high risk for type 2 diabetes.

Physical Activity/Exercise and Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

Physical Activity/Exercise and Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

Physical Activity/Exercise and Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association

This article in the Diabetes Care journal provides new guidelines on physical activity and exercise for people with diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test

Could you have diabetes and not know it? One in four Americans with diabetes has it and doesn’t know it. Take this test on this page to see if you are at risk for type 2 diabetes.