Diabetes Newsletter

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Publication Number: E45-11004

Texas Diabetes, the Newsletter of the Texas Diabetes Council, features the programs and activities of the Texas Diabetes Council and the Diabetes Prevention and Control Branch at the Texas Department of State Health Services.  Articles focus on topics of interest to healthcare professionals who assist patients with diabetes management.  Please send news and information to:

Texas Diabetes Newsletter
Texas Diabetes Prevention and Control Branch
Texas Department of State Health Services MC 1965
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
Phone: (512) 458-7490
Fax: (512) 458-7408


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Spring 2018 (PDF 407kb)

  • DiabetesInTexas.org / DiabetesInTexas.com
  • Community Diabetes Education Program Membership Improves Health of Houston Texans
  • Speaking the Language of Diabetes
  • Diabetes Report Card
  • Infographic on Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES)
  • New Heart Disease and Stroke Program Newsletter

Fall 2017 (PDF 548kb)

  • Hurricane Preparedness
  • Response, and Recovery Resources
  • Diabetes Self-Management Education Works
  • New Look for Texas Diabetes Program - Council Websites
  • National Diabetes Month: You Are the Center of Your Diabetes Care Team
  • Find Out How Diabetes Affects People in Texas
  • New Information from CDC
  • San Antonio Diabetes Resources Guide
  • Diabetes 1st Step: Live Healthy, Be Hopeful!
  • Foot Health Awareness
  • NIDDK Physical Activity Tips 

Spring 2017 (PDF 623kb)

  • TDC Recognizes Four HMOs for HEDIS® Measures Related to Comprehensive Diabetes Care
  • Diabetes Alert Day is March 28
  • Real Appeal is Helping Texas Health and Human Services Employees Lose Weight
  • 5th Annual Texas AADE Conference
  • DSHS Grand Rounds: Type 2 Diabetes Research
  • Mobile Mercado Provides Healthy Options for Texans
  • Diabetes TV: Your Health with Joan Lunden and CDC
  • Community-Clinical Linkages for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Diseases: A Practitioner’s Guide
  • YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Fall 2016 (PDF 717kb) 

  • Resources for National Diabetes Month 2016
  • Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations Diabetes Data
  • Holiday Season Eating for People with Diabetes
  • Use NDEP's 2016 School Guide to Keep Students with Diabetes Safe and Healthy
  • New NIDDK Videos on Managing Diabetes
  • Improving Blood Sugar Estimates

Summer 2016 (PDF 501kb)

  • TDC Recognizes Four HMOs for HEDIS® Measures Related to Comprehensive Diabetes Care
  • Empower Your Patients with Diabetes Self-Management Education
  • Support the National Effort to Raise Awareness of Prediabetes
  • Updated NDEP Resource Provides Tools to Improve Delivery of Diabetes Care 

Winter 2016 (PDF 467kb)

  • National Prediabetes Awareness Campaign
  • Fit2Me Support Program Helps Patients Manage Type 2 Diabetes
  • New DSME/S Joint Position Statement
  • ADA Issues New Standards of Medical Care for Diabetes
  • Communicating Risk and Benefits of Behavior Change
  • February is Heart Month
  • Breastfeeding May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes after Gestational Diabetes
  • CDC Diabetes Goes Social
  • Medication Adherence with Diabetes Medication

Summer 2015 (PDF 581kb)

  • Diabetes Data
  • Help Students with Diabetes Succeed
  • Highlights from AADE 2015
  • Diabetes Exemption Program for Commercial Driver’s Licenses
  • New Algorithm for Diabetes Self-management Education and Support in Type 2 Diabetes
  • New CPT Code for Billing Diabetes Prevention Program Services
  • Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes
  • GAME PLAN for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: A Toolkit for Health Care Professionals and Teams
  • NIH Body Weight Planner
  • Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities
  • Abstracts Presented at National Conferences
  • Resources for National Diabetes Month 2015
  • Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Website

Spring 2015 (PDF 600kb)

  • Diabetes Alert Day is March 24, 2015
  • TDC Recognizes Four HMOs for HEDIS® Measures Related to Comprehensive Diabetes Care
  • TDC “Call to Action” for Legislative Session
  • Gestational Diabetes Prevalence Underestimated
  • Diabetes Care Articles Highlighted During the January 2015 Texas Diabetes Council Meetings
  • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program Peer Educator Training
  • NDEP’s New Practice Transformation Resource Helps Health Care Teams Change Systems of Health Care Delivery Around Diabetes
  • NDEP Publishes Guiding Principles for the Care of People With or at Risk for Diabetes
  • NDEP’s Just One Step Tool
  • CDC Report on Use of Self-management Education and Training Programs
  • Help for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

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Last updated May 17, 2018