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Learn how…we can be stronger than diabetes. The power to prevent and control diabetes is in our hands.

Information for the public and professionals about diabetes, including research, statistics, and educational publications.

What's New?

Eagle Books Exhibitions
Artwork from the Eagle Books will be exhibited through two outreach efforts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y.

Disaster Information for People with Diabetes
Links to information and advice about medications, equipment, and health care for people with diabetes affected by disaster situations.

Vision Health Initiative
Designed to promote vision health and quality of life by preventing and controlling eye disease, eye injury, and vision loss resulting in disability.

New and improved Data and Trends website is now available
The Data and Trends website provides resources documenting the public health burden of diabetes and its complications in the United States. The website has now been updated to make it more intuitive, user-friendly, and easier to navigate.

The Reference Guide of Physical Activity Programs for Older Adults: A Resource for Planning Interventions
The guide offers information on physical activity programs for older adults having healthy to frail functional status. All programs contain physical activity components that offer important benefits for all older adults with diabetes.

Improving the Nation’s Vision Health: A Coordinated Public Health Approach.
The report presents a public health framework that seeks to prevent vision loss, promote eye health, and coordinate prevention, disease management and rehabilitation efforts between all sectors.

The Eagle Books and  Eagle's Nest
In the series of four Eagle Books, wise animal characters share important messages with young children about how to lead healthier lives through physical activity, healthy eating, and learning about ways to prevent or control diabetes. The Eagle's Nest is a new section of this Web site where kids can learn more about living healthy and diabetes.

The Eagle Books Series: A Guide for Educators and Communities
is a companion piece for the four Eagle Books, Through the Eyes of the Eagle, Knees Lifted High, Plate Full of Color, and Tricky Treats. Classroom activities can reinforce the messages in the Eagle Books. (Learn more about the Teacher’s Guide)



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Page last reviewed: December 18, 2008
Page last modified: December 18, 2008

Content Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Division of Diabetes Translation


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