Developing education and outreach around the importance of diabetes screenings, existing diabetes prevention and education programs and reducing and managing risk behaviors that contribute to the onset of type 2 diabetes.
This committee will focus on hosting diabetes screening events. These screenings will focus on collecting information on the patient’s A1C. More information on A1C’s can be found here.
Access to Healthy Food
Work with organizations that provide and sell food. Improve access to healthy foods in order to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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.