Cooperative Agreements for State-Based Diabetes Control Programs and Evaluation of Surveillance Syst

Provide resources to state health departments to: 1) Determine the size and nature of diabetes-related problems and why they exist; 2) develop and evaluate new strategies for diabetes prevention; 3) establish partnerships to prevent diabetes problems; 4) increase awareness of diabetes prevention and
control opportunities among the public, the health care and business communities, and people with diabetes; 5) improve access to quality care in order to prevent, detect and treat diabetes complications; 6)emphasize prevention of complications and premature mortlality among people with diabetes; and 7)utilize a model of influence by linking new programs and existing programs that support social and environmental policies for the promotion of wellness in both people with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

All funded projects are State-Based Diabetes Control Programs.

Each State/Territory-Based Diabetes Control Program works to integrate diabetes prevention and control activities into existing and evolving health care systems.

Examples of funded activities included in State DCP projects includes; (1) Media campaigns, (2) community based projects aimed at high risk populations, (3) partnerships with managed care organizations implementing quality of care standards, (4) Quality Improvement projects to insure the use of standards of care, and (5) utilization of school networks to implement diabetes education programs targeting children.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - Program Contact: Mr. Russ Sniegowski, Acting Chief, Program Development Branch, Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers of Health and Human Services, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Atlanta, GA 30333.

Telephone: (770) 488-5033.

Grants Management Contact: Nealeen Austin, Grants Management Officer, Grants Management Branch, Procurement and Grants Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2920 Brandywine Road, Room 3000, Atlanta, GA 30341.

Telephone: (770) 488- 2722.
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