Developing education and outreach around the importance of diabetes screenings, prevention classes, and community wellness programs and the risk factors and protective factors for type 2 diabetes.
This committee will focus on hosting health screening events. These screenings will focus on collecting information on the patient’s A1C and other key health indicators to increase knowledge and understanding of health risk and the steps people can take to lower their risk for developing chronic disease.
Access to Healthy Food
Work with organizations that provide and sell food, improving access to healthy foods to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes through improved eating patterns.
Access to Physical Activity
Work towards improving access to places to be physically active by increasing the availability of walk-able areas, bike lanes, and trails.
Work with organizations to develop and implement programs and policies that reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.