These are published reports on diabetes and other chronic diseases within Washington State.
The WA DPP Action Plan consists of an overarching action plan with four specific parts - one for each population by health care coverage:
Each section has a frame, based on the current status of DPP coverage for this population, a long-term priority, one or more short-term priorities, and if available, a baseline and target. Please note: This is a working document. To see the most current progress update, click here. [BROKEN LINK]
The 2017 Washington State Diabetes Epidemic and Action Report (PDF) is a legislative report written in response to Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 6052 (June 2015). It is the result of a collaborative effort from the Washington State Department of Health, the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, and the Washington State Health Care Authority. This report is intended to inform the State Legislature about the current state of diabetes in Washington and provide recommendations on how to reduce the impact of the epidemic. Everyone concerned about diabetes in Washington may find this report valuable to inform and guide their priorities and work.
Diabetes Epidemic and Action Report - Where we've been, where we're at, and where we're going
Dr. Kathy Lofy, Dr. Dan Lessler, and Bea Rector provided the opening presentation at the 2017 Diabetes Epidemic and Action Report Stakeholder Summit. This summit brought stakeholders together to review the progress on goals in the 2014 DEAR as well as to identify action steps for agencies, the legislature, and partners to take to improve diabetes care and management. Click here to view the presentation slides. Click here to read a recap of the Summit.
The 2014 Washington State Diabetes Epidemic and Action Report (PDF) is a legislative report written in response to Third Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5034 (July 2013). It is the result of a collaborative effort from the Washington State Department of Health, the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, and the Washington State Health Care Authority. Partners and stakeholders from the Diabetes Network played a key role in development and review of the report's 10 goals. These goals function as the strategic framework for diabetes in Washington.
Chronic disease profiles provide local data on chronic diseases and related risk factors. The profiles describe the risk of chronic disease, including socioeconomic conditions, risk behaviors and conditions in youth and adults, preventive care utilization, and adult chronic disease prevalence. Click here to view chronic disease profiles by priority population and county.