Resource Prevents Diabetes In African-Americans
A new diabetes prevention resource designed to encourage and help faith-based and community organizations get actively involved in deterring preventable diabetes among African-Americans was released by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), a joint venture of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health.
The new interactive educational kit, Power to Prevent: A Family Lifestyle Approach to Diabetes Prevention, provides hands-on instruction and guidance in making behavior changes that can help prevent diabetes.
"Too many African-Americans have, or will get, diabetes," said Ann Albright, PhD., director of CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation. "Fortunately, many people and families can take steps to prevent that from happening.