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Indiana State Department of Health

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Education and Support

  • American Diabetes Association (ADA) - ADA is the nation's leading 501(c)3 nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. For parents and kids learn about the basics of diabetes treatment and what to expect in the months and years ahead.
  • "Blood Sugar & Fears" - A new CDC video that details how more than one quarter of U.S. adults have pre-diabetes, which puts them at high-risk for developing type 2 diabetes.  The brief 4-minute video explains how weight loss and regular physical activity can reduce the risk by nearly 60%. -Learn how to reduce your risk
  • "Dining with Diabetes" - A cooking school program for people with diabetes and their families. People interested in this program should contact their county Purdue Extension Office and ask to speak to the Consumer and Family Sciences Extension Educator.
  • Indiana Tobacco Quitline - This website provides more information on the free phone-based counseling service that helps Indiana smokers quit.
  • Lilly Diabetes - Web site provides information on general diabetes information, on taking insulin, and controlling blood sugar levels.
  • Materials Available from the Indiana Diabetes Prevention & Control Program - Please e-mail us at if you would like to order any of the materials below.

 Resource Name

 Available Versions

6 Good Ways to Lower Your Risk of Diabetes

   English & Spanish

A Diabetes Community Partnership Guide

 English ONLY

Feet Can Last A Lifetime

 English ONLY

More than 50 Ways to Prevent Diabetes - NDEP Material

 English ONLY

Paso a Paso - Prevent Type 2 Diabetes - NDEP Material

Spanish ONLY

Portion Size - 7 Things You Should Know

 English ONLY

Pre-Diabetes - Are You At Risk?

 English ONLY

Prevent & Control Diabetes

 English ONLY

Safe Options for Needle Disposal

 English ONLY

Smoking, Diabetes, and Your Health

 English & Spanish

Take Charge of Your Diabetes

 English & Spanish

The Diabetes Home Video Guide - Skills for Self-Care from AADE

 English & Spanish

Tips for Helping a Person with Diabetes - NDEP Material

 English ONLY


Service Providers


  • Diabetes Education Empowerment Program (DEEP) - DEEP was developed to provide community residents with the tools to better manage their diabetes in order to reduce complications and lead healthier, longer lives. *Spanish Speaking Focused*
  • Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) -  The DPP designed by the Indiana University School of Medicine, to aid in the prevention of diabetes to pre-screened individuals who are considered pre-diabetic. The program is lead by certified DPP instructors and meets for 16-weeks in a group setting where personal lifestyle goals are set for each individual.
  • EnhanceFitness - A community-based physical activity program for older adults. EnhanceFitness is a lively and interactive class filled with a variety of activities. You can recognize an EnhanceFitness class by the relaxed atmosphere and the laughter in the room. A full hour of fun, dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, and stretching make EnhanceFitness the premier fitness choice for older adults.
  • EyeCare America - sponsored by American Academy of Ophthalmology, operates four programs to provide free eye exams. The four programs are listed below and these public service program listings are provided as information only. ISDH does not endorse any of the programs.
  • Senior EyeCare Program 1.800.222.3937
  • Diabetes EyeCare Program 1.800.272.3937
  • Glaucoma EyeCare Program 1.800.391.3937
  • Children's EyeCare Program 1.877.887.6327

    Syringe/Needle Disposal Information


    • Application for Insulin and Township Claim is a form for Indiana residents who are in need of insulin and who are financially unable to purchase it. To be completed by the physician and local county health officer. - Document

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