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The DPCP mission is to reduce the burden of diabetes in Indiana through data surveillance, health communications, health systems development, and development and implementation of community interventions and programs.
The DPCP vision is a state where the public is fully aware of the impact of diabetes; all patients with diabetes are receiving high quality care wherever they are in the state regardless of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status; and patients with diabetes enjoy the best quality of life possible.
Diabetes in Indiana Quick Facts
- Over 470,000 of Indiana adults (9.8%) have been diagnosed with diabetes.
- According to research, many people are unaware they have diabetes. Of the 25.8 million Americans estimated to have diabetes, 7 million are predicted to be undiagnosed.
- Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in Indiana
- Diabetes is a major cause of heart disease and stroke.
- 17.2% of Hoosier adults ages 55-64 and 21% of adults 65 years of age and older have been diagnosed with diabetes.
- 35% of adults are estimated to be pre-diabetic, a condition involving impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose. Pre-diabetes is associated with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
- Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb amputations, and new cases of blindness among adults in the United States.
- In Indiana, an estimated $4 billion dollars in health care costs are associated with diabetes.
(BRFSS, 2010; NDIC, 2011; NHANES, 2005-2008)For more information, view the Data & Statistics Page
- 2013 Healthy People 2020 Update: Diabetes
- 2012 Diabetes in Indiana Fact sheet
- 2012 Diabetes and Women's Health Fact sheet
- NEW! CDC "Tips from Former Smokers" on Smoking & Diabetes - Bill tells how he learned the hard way that smoking makes diabetes harder to control. At 40, he has suffered kidney failure, blindness in one eye, and leg amputation.
- Press Release for November is Diabetes Awareness Month 2012 - Indiana Organizations Stress Importance of Hepatitis B Vaccinations for Adults with Diabetes during National Diabetes Awareness Month
- The Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and the Cardiovascular Health Program are uniting efforts to support healthier Indiana communities and will now be called the Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes Section. The Diabetes Advisory Council is taking this occasion to enter their future more independently as a Cardiovascular and Diabetes of Indiana Coalition (CADI). For more information on how to get involved, go to the Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Page.
- 2011 Burden of Diabetes in Indiana - A report detailing the burden of diabetes on the people in Indiana
- From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new video - Change For Life - shows how lifestyle change classes are helping people with prediabetes prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes.
- Diabetes and Tobacco Toolkit - This Health Care Professional Toolkit project is a collaborative effort of the Indiana Diabetes Prevention and Control Program & the Indiana Tobacco Prevention & Cessation. Guidelines, resources, and referral information for Indiana health care professionals are included to help treat tobacco use and dependence in patients who are diagnosed with or considered at high-risk for developing diabetes in the future.
- Table of Contents
- Position Statements and Recommendations
- Patient Handout
- Indiana Smoking and Diabetes Data
- Information for Health Care Professionals
- Top Ten Reasons to Refer to the QuitLine
- Addressing Barriers to Quitting
- Addressing Weight Gain
- Research Findings on Diabetes & Tobacco Use
- QuitLine Resources and Materials
- THREE new Webinars Available noting the complications of tobacco use for people with diabetes.
Diabetes and Tobacco: A Deadly Combination (from the Michigan Department of Community Health) Diabetes and Tobacco: A Dangerous Combination (from the National Latino Tobacco Control Network) Integrating Tobacco Treatment into Diabetes Care Systems (from the Washington State Department of Health)
- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) are pleased to release the report Women at High Risk for Diabetes: Access and Quality of Health Care, 2003-2006.
- Diabetes and Worksite Toolkit - The DPCP partnered with the Indiana Hospital Association to put together a toolkit that will guide Indiana worksites in establishing messaging, structuring health benefits, and promoting prevention of diabetes.
- Indiana: Diabetes Fact Sheet from the BRFSS, 2008