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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.

 National Diabetes Statistics Report 2020

    Diabetes Prevention and Control (Diabetes)

    Staff Listing

    Kellie Ducker
    Community Wellness Manager
    (775) 443-2979
    kducker@health.nv.gov

    La'Tanya Calhoun
    Diabetes Prevention and Control Coordinator
    (775) 684-4083
    lcalhoun@health.nv.gov

    Contact Us

    4150 Technology Way
    Carson City, NV 89706
    Phone: (775) 682-4200
    Email: Contact Us

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