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Diabetes Prevention Network Summer Meeting

The Michigan Diabetes Prevention Network (DPN) supports and engages partners in diabetes prevention and serves as a vehicle to share information and resources to help you as you deliver your diabetes prevention programs.

The slides (in PDF format) from the 6/17 Michigan DPN meeting include mention of MDHHS Diabetes Team updates, CDC resources, Michigan status towards DPP coverage, and a summary of the updates in the new 2021 DPRP Standards.

DPAC Forum Presentations and Recording

The conference provides a forum for networking, education and the release of the 2021-2025 Michigan Diabetes Improvement Plan. This will be the first chance to see the focus of MDHHS programs and partnership opportunities.

2020 DPAC Forum

American Diabetes Association
Mental Health Provider Directory

The American Diabetes Association Mental Health Provider Directory lists mental health professionals in your area that have completed specialized training to meet the mental health needs of those living with diabetes.

Find professionals in your area, or Telemedicine options.

Are you a mental health professional that is interested in the provider training? View the available provider training dates.

Diabetes and COVID-19

We know that managing diabetes can be difficult, particularly during a stressful time. Here is some information on COVID-19 and diabetes.

People with diabetes are not more likely to get COVID-19 than the general population, but individuals with diabetes do face a higher chance of experiencing serious complications if they contract COVID-19

  • Plan ahead for your insulin needs.
  • Consider using mail order if that is an option through your insurance.
  • During this state of emergency some insurers are waiving the early medication refill limits on 30-day prescriptions. Call your insurer to find out.
  • Manufacturers are not reporting that COVID-19 is impacting access to insulin and other supplies.
  • If you need assistance or information on resources, visit InsulinHelp.org.
  • As always, people with diabetes should have a plan for sick days and emergencies.

Additional COVID-19 Information

Information from CDC

Information from the State of Michigan

Information from the American Diabetes Association