Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Total direct and indirect costs for diabetes in the United States in 2017 were estimated at $327 billion.
CDC’s 6|18 Initiative In Action
Plan an Evidence-Based Intervention
Following is the intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes identified by the CDC as having a proven evidence base for improving health outcomes and controlling health care costs:
- Expand access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program (the National DPP), which supports a year-long lifestyle change program to prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes in people with prediabetes or at high risk for type 2 diabetes.
Explore Implementation Resources
The following resources can help payers, state officials, and providers implement high-opportunity type 2 diabetes prevention interventions. Does your state/program have resources to share? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See also CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program web page.