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DSC - Diabetes Resources


DIABETES RESOURCES


American Diabetes Association
The official website of the American Diabetes Association whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.


SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth
SEARCH is a milti-center study funded by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) and NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases).  The study focuses on children and youth in the US who have diabetes.


The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence
The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence is a physician-sponsored, nonprofit healthcare quality improvement organization.  CCME has been designated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for North and South Carolina.


Diabetes PhD (Personal Health Decisions)
"Diabetes PhD (Person Health Decisions) is a powerful new risk assessment tool.  It can be used to explore the effects of a wide variety of health care interventions, including losing weight, stopping smoking, and taking certain medications." -- ADA Website


DSC/USC Site
The official website for the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.  The mission of the DSC/USC Site is . . . "to create, identify, and integrate programs of the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina in the Midlands area."


CDC Diabetes Home Page
Welcome to CDC's Diabetes and Public Health Resource.  This page is brought to you by the Division of Diabetes Translation, a division of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The division translates scientific research findings into health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment strategies.


National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.  The Institute supports much of the lcinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields as well as many basic science disciplines.


Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International
JDF's mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.  JDF Maps Road to Cure the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International's (JDF) research program combines the priorities of people with diabetes with a business-world model to accelerate progress toward a cure for diabetes and its complications.


American Association of Diabetes Educators
AADE is made up of a wide variety of health professionals who are involved in educating people with diabetes.  ADDE has a number of state and regional chapters, puts on educational conferences for health professionals, and is a great source (via the Diabetes Educator Access Line) for referrals to nurse educators and physicians in your area who specialize in diabetes.


Lighten Up
Lighten up conducts health conferences, which include health checks and the guidance you will need to implement the 8-week program.


South Carolina Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (SC DPCP)
The South Carolina Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (SC DPCP) has received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (
CDC) since 1977.  Its primary mission is . . . "to ensure a coordinated approach to diabetes prevention and control efforts in SC through establishment of linkages with key organizations in order to continue to collaborate with interested parties, gain access to needed expertise and ensure greater productivity and efficiency in expanding the Diabetes Division."


SC Node - 5 Million Lives Campaign
Over 3,000 Hospitals have joined the 5 Million Lives Campaign.  The 5 Million Lives Campaign is a voluntary initiative to engage US hospitals in a committment to implement changes in care proven to improve patient care and prevent avoidable deaths.  The Campaign is the first national effort to promote saving a specified number of lives by a certain date (December 2006 - December 2008).  The SC Node is administered by the SC Hospital Association (SCHA) and PHTS Risk Management Services.

NDEP translates the latest science and spreads the word that diabetes is serious, common, and costly, yet controllable and, for type 2, preventable.
 
NDEP translates the latest science and spreads the word that diabetes is serious, common, and costly, yet controllable and, for type 2, preventable.
 

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