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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Diabetes Resources

Contact the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention

Diabetes at Work 

Diabetes at Work is specifically designed to address the management of diabetes in the workplace, offering free, easy-to-use tools and strategies that help companies plan, build, implement and evaluate diabetes intervention activities.

Archived Webinars - Learning Opportunities  

Using Telehealth to Provide Diabetes Self-Management Education” webinar presented June 21, 2016, can be viewed here.

Using Telehealth to Deliver Diabetes Prevention Programs,” webinar presented December 13, 2016, can be viewed here.  A certificate of completion is provided for those requesting continuing education.

Health Care Providers 

Prevent Diabetes STAT

Health care providers can help patients lower their chances of getting diabetes by following the guidelines in the toolkit, Prevent Diabetes STAT:  Screen, Test, Act Today.

Screen:  Take the quiz to find out if you are at risk.

Test:  If you are at risk, ask your doctor for a diabetes test.

Act Today:  If you have or are at risk for prediabetes, lifestyle changes such as healthy eating, increased physical activity, and losing just 5-7% of body weight, can help you prevent diabetes.  The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is an evidence-based program that can help you make lifestyle changes and prevent diabetes. Recognized DPPs are listed on the CDC registry.

Find a Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) - Coverage Toolkit - Provider

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The National DPP Customer Service Center provides organizations easy access to information and resources about prediabetes and the National DPP

Visit the Guidance Manual for Building and Sustaining a Quality Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Service developed by the Florida Diabetes Alliance Inc. to provide practical guidance on developing DSMES services.

DSMES Guidance Manual