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    Texas Diabetes Program - Council
    MC 1965
    PO Box 149347 Austin, Texas 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, TX 78756

    Phone: (512) 776-7490
    Fax: (512) 776-7408

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Background: Texas Diabetes Council

Texas Diabetes Council The Texas Legislature established the Texas Diabetes Council in 1983. Since its inception, the Council has worked with private and public health care organizations to promote diabetes prevention and awareness throughout the state.

Activities mandated by state legislation include:

  • Public and professional education about all types of diabetes, its complications, and quality self-care management techniques;

  • The development of programs for the prevention of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (type 2 diabetes) and its complications;

  • The development of programs for the early detection and diagnosis of diabetes; and

  • The development of accessible, high-quality diabetes treatment services and programs for patients with diabetes to improve glucose control and work toward normalizing blood glucose.

Statutory Authority
 Statutory Authority
  • Select Code: Health and Safety Code
  • Select Article/Chapter: Chapter 103. Texas Diabetes Council

Last updated February 13, 2015