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Diabetes Prevention and Control

Program Overview

The Diabetes Prevention and Control Program is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal is to reduce disease, disability, and death related to pre-diabetes and diabetes by:

  • Defining the nature, extent, distribution and causes of the burden of diabetes in Nevada.  Developing integrated approaches to reduce the diabetes burden in Nevada. 
  • Monitor diabetes policy and legislation.
  • Strengthen professional and public education for diabetes prevention and control.  Foster Diabetes Prevention Education and Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs throughout the state in partnership with diabetes education providers.
  • Improve the delivery and use of quality clinical and other health services aimed at preventing and managing diabetes; and 
  • Increase links between community and clinical organizations to support prevention, self-management and control of diabetes.

 Prediabetes and Diabetes in Nevada


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    Diabetes Prevention and Control (Diabetes) - Staff Listing

    Marjorie Franzen-Weiss, MPH CHES
    Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Coordinator
    Phone: (775) 684-4231
    Email: maweiss@health.nv.gov 
    Wellness and Health Promotions Manager


    Masako Bereger, MPH
    Chronic Disease Program Evaluator
    Phone: (775) 684-5938
    Email: mberger@health.nv.gov  
    Mike Lowe, PhD
    CDC State Assignee Epidemiologist

    Phone: (775) 687-7562

    Email: mlowe@health.nv.gov



      Contact Us

      Masako Berger
      4150 Technology Way
      Carson City. NV 89706
      Phone: (775) 684-5938
      Fax: (775) 684-4285

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      Last Updated: 11/30/2016