A new resource for people with diabetes is available called the Wyoming Diabetes Medical Checkpoint Card. The card helps to keep all important medical information in one location and the card can easily be carried in a billfold. To download a PDF file for the card, click here.
The publication on the Burden of Diabetes in Wyoming was updated for 2010. To download a PDF file of the Burden Document, click here.
The 2007-2008 School Nurse Survey of Asthma and Diabetes Prevalence in Wyoming Public School Children report is now available. To download a PDF file of the report, click here.
Wyoming Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Overview
The challenges of diabetes and the risk of developing the disease are growing statewide; therefore, addressing these issues is a public health responsibility. The DPCP, guided by the Diabetes Advisory Council, focuses on moving forward with coordination and implementation of programs and projects that tackle access to care issues, provide professional and public education, promote quality improvement for providers, promote health communication messages, and create synergistic partnerships among provider systems.
Health Systems Interventions
The Wyoming DPCP partners with many of the state’s health systems to improve diabetes clinical care by providing technical support, tools and resources.
Promotes Community Partnerships
The Wyoming DPCP provides the following support and resources:
- Education and training of diabetes educators and other health care providers who work with individuals with diabetes;
- Diabetes education materials – pamphlets, brochures, posters, video and audiotapes, etc.;
- Implementation of innovative/creative public awareness campaigns;
- Educational programs on diabetes self-management; and
- Development of focused programs aimed at reducing health disparities for high-risk populations with respect to diabetes prevention and control.
Wyoming Association of Diabetes Educators (WyADE)
Diabetes Resource Directory
Diabetes resources in Wyoming listed by county.
ADA Recognized Education Programs in Wyoming
Wyoming can be proud of the many diabetes education centers having American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition.
Please click here to link to the order page website for the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP).
To download a PDF file of NDEP materials commonly used in Wyoming, click here.
Flyer on diabetes and a colonosopy
The Diabetes Prevention and Control Program partnered with the Colorectal Cancer Early Detection Program to develop a flyer on diabetes and a colonoscopy. The flyer is designed to help a person with diabetes successfullly navigate the preparation and recovery steps for a colonoscopy. To download a PDF file of the flyer, click here.
Online CME and CE Courses