Health Equity

Some communities are affected more severely by diabetes but do not receive a commensurate share of diabetes research, treatment and education. There are programs and resources that advocate optimal health for all people.

NACDD Board President Dr. Gabriel Kaplan Launches National Challenge to Address the Social Determinants of Health

NACDD Board President Dr. Gabriel Kaplan presents the case for public health to become more “socially determined.” He suggests we change our mindset about our approach to public health. Dr. Kaplan urges us to be the voice that clearly articulates the relationship between existing social, economic, educational, and health policies and the resulting poor health outcomes that our health system produces.

Read the article, "Socially Determined: A Call to Action" in the current edition of Insights in Chronic Disease.

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