On average, Americans spend one-third of their waking hours at work. Therefore, worksites should be viewed as a location for promoting and supporting healthy lifestyles for all employees. Diabetes Self-Management Education is great program option that can help employers address diabetes at their worksite by helping employees control their blood sugar and manage their medications in order to live a higher quality of life.

Additional Information and Resources

Diabetes at Work is a resource of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), a program of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Launched in April 2002, Diabetes at Work is the first online resource specifically designed to address the management of diabetes in the workplace.

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The Nebraska Diabetes Worksite Toolkit is designed to support the comprehensive Worksite Wellness Toolkit. Each section will guide you through user-friendly steps to implement sustainable changes that support the prevention and control of diabetes.

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