National Diabetes Education Program
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NDEP is a partnership of the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more than 200 public and private organizations.


About Diabetes and Pre-diabetes

Learn what you need to know about diabetes, including ways to control or prevent the disease. Information for parents, children and high-risk minority populations also is available, including materials in Spanish, Asian and Pacific Islander languages.

Resources for Health, Education,
and Business Professionals

Find patient education materials and diabetes education resources, slide presentations, and tools designed especially for health care professionals, school personnel, and business and managed care.

Awareness Campaigns

Online access to NDEP campaigns and tools, get help starting a campaign and tips for working with the media.


Learn how to work with the NDEP to promote diabetes prevention and control in your community or organization.

Tips for Teens with Diabetes, National Diabetes Education Program,, A joint program of NIH and CDC

Online Quiz for Teens with Diabetes, National Diabetes Education Program,, A joint program of NIH and CDC

The Power to Control Diabetes is in Your Hands

CE/CME Credit Now Available for Health Care Providers

HHS Steps to a Healthier US logo

Diabetes: A National Plan for Action* outlines the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' initiatives to address diabetes prevention, detection, and

What is New?

About NDEP

Find out more about the National Diabetes Education Program and how it works...

NDEP Overview (PDF*1.52MB)

NDEP News & Notes

NDEP's Monthly E-Newsletter

Check out ALL of the NDEP's FREE Publications

Vea las publicaciones en español del NDEP ¡on gratis!

Five Ways Older Adults Can Be More Physically Active*

It's Not Too Late to Prevent Diabetes coverOlder adults are at an increased risk for type 2 diabetes – especially if they have a family history of the disease. Studies have shown that modest weight loss through healthy eating and increased physical activity is highly effective in preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes in people over age 60. NDEP provides five tips to help older adults be more physically active.

NDEP Program Overview Brochure*

NDEP recently revised its program brochure, which offers a quick overview of NDEP's background, mission, and campaigns. The brochure highlights NDEP products and resources, lists Steering Committee partners, and outlines NDEP’s two campaigns - Control Your Diabetes. For Life. and Small Steps. Big Rewards. Prevent Type 2 Diabetes. - as well as ways to get involved with NDEP.

2008 Diabetes Numbers At-a-Glance

Designed for health care professionals, the updated 2008 Diabetes Numbers At-a-Glance reference card is a convenient, pocket-sized guide to help diagnose and treat pre-diabetes and diabetes. Use the card to easily find recommendations from the American Diabetes Association for diagnosing and managing patients with diabetes, as well as treatment goals and a diabetes management schedule.


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