News & Notes: NDEP Releases Updated & Enhanced GAME PLAN Toolkit for Health Care Professionals!


June News & Notes

GAME PLAN for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals and Teams

NDEP has updated its popular GAME PLAN for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals and Teams resource to help health care professionals identify, counsel, and support patients at risk for type 2 diabetes. This online toolkit features prediabetes screening information, strategies for talking to patients about prediabetes, and multiple tools and resources to help patients make lifestyle changes to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Support the Men in Your Life During National Men's Health Week

National Men’s Health Week (June 15–21) is celebrated each year during the week leading up to Father’s Day (June 15). NDEP resources—including the article ATTENTION MEN! Control Your Diabetes For Life and tip sheet Get Real! You Don't Have to Knock Yourself Out to Prevent Diabetes—can help the men in your community learn how to prevent or manage diabetes.

Explore Diabetes HealthSense

NDEP's Diabetes HealthSense website can help you find resources to support people in making changes to live well, whether they have diabetes or are at risk for the disease. Among these resources is AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors Healthy Coping, a handout that provides tips on how to deal with the emotional lows of having diabetes.

New CDC Study on Latino Health

According to its first study on Latino Health, Hispanics have lower deaths than whites from most of the 10 leading causes of death with three exceptions – more deaths from diabetes and chronic liver disease, and similar numbers of deaths from kidney diseases. Read the publication in Spanish or English.  

Hurricane Season Officially Starts June 1st 

Everyone, especially people with diabetes, should be prepared for any type of natural disaster. Learn more. 

CDC/NDEP Webinars and Certificates Available Through TRAIN

CDC/NDEP webinars are now available on the Training Finder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN). Participants who access recordings of NDEP webinars through TRAIN can maintain a record of their participation in NDEP activities and download certificates of participation. The following webinars are available:

On the Road with NDEP

See where NDEP will present or exhibit in the next few months or download a presentation from a past event.

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