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.
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.
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.
The Power to Control Diabetes
Is In Your Hands
Information About Diabetes and Medicare
Diabetes: A National Plan for Action* outlines the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' initiatives to address diabetes prevention, detection, and treatment.
Find out more about the National Diabetes Education Program and how it works to "change the way diabetes is treated."
NDEP Overview (PDF*1.52MB)
NDEP's Monthly E-Newsletter
Older 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 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.
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.