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The Power to Control Diabetes Is in Your Hands Community Outreach Kit


Introduction to The Power to Control Diabetes Is in Your Hands Community Outreach Kit

About the Campaign

The answer to controlling this silent killer lies in awareness, education, early diagnosis, and proper treatment. The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)—a joint program of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—has created The Power to Control Diabetes Is in Your Hands, an awareness campaign to help older adults with diabetes and their loved ones learn how to manage the disease and live longer, healthier lives. The outreach effort focuses on the importance of promoting a comprehensive approach to controlling diabetes by managing blood glucose (blood sugar), blood pressure, and cholesterol; taking prescribed medications; making healthy food choices; and engaging in regular physical activity. The campaign also provides important information about Medicare benefits* available to people with diabetes.


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