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Prevent Diabetes in Michigan

The economic burden associated with diabetes in the United States currently stands at a staggering $245 billion per year.2

“With more than 10% of Michigan adults with diabetes, it is partnerships like these that will increase our effectiveness and make a real change at the local level.” — David M. Krhovsky, MD, MSMS president

Join the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) as they work with healthcare professionals, employers and insurers to implement diabetes prevention efforts to improve health outcomes across the state of Michigan.

“With more than 10% of Michigan adults with diabetes, it is partnerships like these that will increase our effectiveness and make a real change at the local level.” — David M. Krhovsky, MD, MSMS president

Build a Healthier Michigan

The AMA and MSMS encourage healthcare professionals, employers and insurers¬†to do their part to Prevent Diabetes STAT. This commitment means Michigan residents with prediabetes will have access to CDC‑recognized lifestyle change programs that can help them avoid progressing to type 2 diabetes. Learn how to help build a healthier Michigan.

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS EMPLOYERS AND INSURERS
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  1. National Diabetes Surveillance System, Behavioral Risk Factor Survey System, CDC http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/diabetes/DiabetesAtlas.html (Definition:¬† Estimated number of US adults who have ever been told they have prediabetes, 2010‑2014).
  2. Fussman C, Byrd M. Prevalence of Preventive Health Behaviors Among Michigan Adults By Diabetes and Prediabetes Status. Michigan BRFSS Surveillance Brief. Vol. 7, No. 3. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Community Health, Lifecourse Epidemiology and Genomics Division, Surveillance and Program Evaluation Section, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Unit, July 2013.