North Carolina Diabetes Advisory Council

Join us for a special North Carolina Diabetes Alert Day Virtual Launch Event

2020 North Carolina’s Guide to Diabetes Prevention and Management

March 23, 2021 at 11:30am EST

This webinar will discuss prediabetes and diabetes in NC, provide an overall review of the “2020 Diabetes Guide”, and address actions that individuals/organizations can take to decrease the burden of diabetes in NC.

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2020 DAC Awards

Congratulations to our 2020 DAC Award Winners:

Health Care Provider Award: Dr. Shiv Patil

John Bowdish Community Award: Cabarrus Health Alliance Minority Diabetes Prevention Program

Hugh Young Educator Scholarship: Bridget Carroll

Thank you for your work in diabetes prevention and management.

Click here for photos of the award winners.

The Diabetes Advisory Council (DAC) of North Carolina was created in 1984 as an advisory group to the Diabetes Prevention and Control program. The DAC works to reduce the burden of diabetes through coordination among the many stakeholders in diabetes control in North Carolina.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Educate and publicly validate early detection, treatment and self-management training for diabetes control, as a health priority for all North Carolinians.
  • Provide scientific credibility and public validity for new service priority areas and interventions based on evolving clinical and epidemiological studies and technology.
  • Foster interagency collaboration and networking for identification, utilization and expansion of resources for diabetes control services.
  • Evaluate, present and propose strategies for the control of diabetes in North Carolina in terms of assessed need, estimated costs, potential benefits and probability of success of each strategy.

Upcoming Diabetes Advisory Council Meetings:

Past Diabetes Advisory Council Meetings

Friday, November 13, 2020  Agenda | Meeting Highlights
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2020 Guide to Diabetes Prevention and Management Writing Team Updates

Friday, June 5, 2020:  Agenda | Meeting Highlights
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2020 Guide to Diabetes Prevention and Management Writing Team Updates
COVID-19 and Diabetes in North Carolina
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Update – Growth Team NC
Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Update

Friday, February 21, 2020:  
Summary Presentation from Postponed Meeting

Archives of Agendas and Minutes for past DAC Meetings