Prevent Diabetes

Home > Tools You Can Use > Topics > Public Health > Prevent Diabetes You Can Use:Topics:Public Health:Prevent Diabetes<div class="ExternalClass7C20B79AFCD2466DBC840003FE502790"><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:35%;"> <img src="" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width:50%;"><p> <strong> <br>The sooner people learn they have prediabetes and take action, the better their chances of preventing type 2 diabetes. </strong></p><p>PAMED has partnered with the American Medical Association and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote this                   <a href="" target="_blank">toolkit</a> that health care teams can use to screen, test, and refer patients to in-person or online evidence-based diabetes prevention programs.​<br></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="">Learn about AMA services</a> that can help practices/health systems implement prevention strategies.</p><p style="text-align:center;"> <a href="" target="_blank"> <i class="fa fa-download" aria-hidden="true"></i> Download a FREE toolkit </a>to help your patients at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. </p><h3>Diabetes In the News</h3><p style="text-align:left;"><a href="">Highmark to Launch Diabetes Prevention Program for Commercial Members on Jan. 1</a> (PDF)</p></div> Effects of Western Diet Highlight Need for Patient Education<p>​It's impossible for physicians to monitor all aspects of their patients' lives to improve their health. But it is possible for physicians to help patients help themselves, especially when it comes to their diet.</p>Physicians;# Validates Why Engaging With Diabetes Prevention Program Makes Sense For Your Practice<p>​Without intervention, 15 to 30 percent of your patients with prediabetes will progress to type 2 diabetes within five years.</p>Practice Administrators;#