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Division of Diabetes Translation

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Diabetes Indicators and Data Sources Internet Tool (DIDIT)

What is DIDIT?

The Diabetes Indicators and Data Source Internet Tool (DIDIT) is a user-friendly web-based tool designed to support users’ surveillance, epidemiology, and program evaluation activities.

Who can access DIDIT?

All state diabetes prevention and control programs (DPCPs) have access to DIDIT. It is located under the Diabetes Management Information System.

Who should use this tool?

Both epidemiologists or analysts and individuals who develop and implement diabetes programs will find DIDIT a great resource.

What does the DIDIT tool provide?

Information on:

  1. 38 essential diabetes indicators
  2. Associated national and state-level data sources

What is an indicator?

An indicator is:

Defined as a measure of health (i.e., the occurrence of a disease or other health-related event), or; a factor associated with health (i.e., risk factor, receipt of health services) among a specified population.

How will DIDIT help me with my work?

The DIDIT can help you understand the indicators and available data sources to track, measure, and monitor diabetes in a given area. This tool contains indicator definitions and information about how to use selected data sources to construct each indicator. The indicators can be used to track program performance related to reducing the burden of diabetes.

What if I am not a DPCP?

Please follow the instructions below to request access to the DIDIT.

Please download the PDF of the form (PDF - 56 KB)
- Learn more about PDFs.

Submit form to

Who do I contact?

If you have any other questions, please contact us.

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