Everyone with Diabetes CountsImproving quality of life through knowledge and education
Healthy People, Healthy Communities: Diabetes Care
Nearly one in every three persons, aged 65 years and older, has diabetes. Blindness, kidney failure and amputations may result from diabetes; it is also a leading cause of heart disease and stroke.
If you or a loved one has diabetes, take an active role in your health. Get the knowledge and skills to improve your quality of life. Ask your doctor or healthcare provider for information on the following:
- Diabetes self-management classes
- Symptoms and risk factors
- Being physically active
- Managing diabetes with a better diet
- Avoiding problems
- Working with your diabetes team
If you want to be more connected and have accesses to resources, education and information on diabetes care and prevention, join the Great Plains Learning and Action Network. We welcome your participation. Join today.
Documents and Resources
Great Plains Quality Care Coalition
Our Vision: Through collaboration and partnership, we aspire to make healthcare in the Dakotas the best in the nation. We have partnered with committed nursing homes, community leaders and healthcare organizations to improve the care in our communities. Better together.