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Iowa Department of Health and Human Services

Diabetes Prevention and Management

Iowa HHS is working on diabetes prevention and control, collaborating with private and public agencies and organizations throughout the state to:

  • Promote and provide education about diabetes prevention and control through training for healthcare providers and patients
  • Provide educational materials for communities, health care providers, and certified outpatient diabetes education programs
  • Promote awareness of prediabetes and diabetes
  • Certify community-based outpatient diabetes education programs
  • Maintain involvement with diabetes care providers and educators statewide
  • Monitor, evaluate and report diabetes-related data
  • Promote and support community-based self-management programs for people with or at risk for chronic disease

Iowa is part of a national effort for health promotion and chronic disease prevention and management.

Iowa Goals

  • Improving access to, participation in, and coverage for recognized and accredited Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (DSMES) programs and the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
  • Increasing the engagement of pharmacists in the provision of medication management and DSMES

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