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General News
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDD Impact Awards Nominations are Open! »
Each year, NACDD recognizes the important contributions our members make in the fight against chronic disease through our...
Monday, May 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing the Call for Nominations for the 2017-2018 NACDD Board of Directors »
NACDD is proud to announce its 2017-2018 Board of Directors  call for nominations .   As NACDD Members,...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sign Up for GEAR:UP Journal Club »
A new round of Generate, Educate, Activate, Respond Understanding Publications (GEAR UP) groups, NACDD’s journal club, is...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
May is National Arthritis Month »
The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), affecting over 30 million U.S. adults and more women than men. N...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDD Celebrates Older Americans Month by Promoting the National Diabetes Prevention Program »
The effect of diabetes on older adults is staggering. Half of all adults over 65 years old have prediabetes. Three out of...

Diabetes
Saturday, May 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Save the Date! DSME Learning Opportunities »
This summer, NACDD consultants will facilitate a series of interactive telephone discussions on diabetes self-management e...
Saturday, May 13, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Diabetes Council Honors Robin Edelman, A Guiding Star! »
Robin Edelman and her cat "ET" (Extra Toes)   After 30 years of experience in diabe...
Saturday, May 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coming in June: Online National DPP Coverage Toolkit »
NACDD is overseeing a two-year demonstration project in Maryland and Oregon to test coverage models for the National DPP i...
Saturday, May 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers in Greater Houston Targeted at Texas Engagement Meeting »
Texas is such a big state--its population is nearly 28 million. The state health department chose to concentrate efforts o...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New FAQ on USPSTF Recommendations for Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes »
In October of 2015, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated a grade B recommendation that pertained to sc...

Arthritis
Tuesday, July 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arthritis Grassroots Advocacy Efforts Prove Effective »
Last July, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Bill...
Sunday, October 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arthritis is What's Working in Chronic Disease: State Health Department Arthritis Success Stories »
When you think about arthritis, what comes to mind?  Arthritis is the main cause of disability in the United States.&...
Thursday, January 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arthritis Research Projects Expand Ideas for Physical Activity and SME »
Arthritis impacts the daily activities of over 22.7 million Americans.  People with Arthritis are less likely to be p...

Cancer
Tuesday, April 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 CDC National Cancer Conference »
2017 CDC National Cancer Conference Theme Visualizing the Future Through Prevention, Innovation, and Communicatio...
Thursday, October 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDD Re-Engagement with the National Colorectal Cancer Round Table »
NACDD has recently engaged with the American Cancer Society (ACS) to study the use of electronic medical records (EMR) in...

Health Equity
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Health Equity Assessment »
The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) is collaborating with the National Partnership for Action to...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Moving Toward Institutional Equity »
Health Equity is the cornerstone of the work we do at the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD). NACD...

Legislative & Policy
Wednesday, March 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDD Attends President's Prevention Advisory Group Meeting »
MEDIA CONTACT: John Patton, Director of Communications 770-458-7400, ext. 222 jpatton@c...
Friday, April 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Appropriations Fact Sheets Now Available »
NACDD annually publishes several documents related to chronic disease policy. These include Appropriations Fact Shee...

Career News
Tuesday, April 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Needed! Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Servies Research »
Overview The Department of Pediatrics Division of Community Health and Research (CHR) at Eastern Virginia Medical Sc...


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