The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Sciences)
This website provides information on childhood obesity and school nutrition & physical activity.
Diabetes at Work Workshop Kit
This guide shows companies how to implement a Diabetes at Work workshop. Information in the guide shows why it is important for companies to address the health problem of diabetes, and ways to address it.
Making Systems Change for Better Diabetes Care
Better Diabetes Care is a comprehensive resource to help providers, educators, and policy makers make important changes in systems of care for people with diabetes.
State Laws Mandating Diabetes Health Coverage
This site has information about state mandates for diabetes health care coverage.
Advocacy Tool Kit – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Advocacy Tool Kit includes how-to sheets for volunteers on meeting and communicating with members of congress.
Diabetes and School
This is a powerpoint presentation that discusses the role that schools can take in helping to mange their students with diabetes.
WHO – Diabetes Action Online
This is a part of the World Health Organization (WHO) website that deals with policymakers providing leadership and advocacy for people with diabetes.
American Association of Diabetes Educators - Policy and Advocacy
The AADE is responsible for maintaining a national network of diabetes educators to support activities that affect persons with diabetes and public policy related to diabetes education and care.
Changing the Scene: Improving the School Nutrition Environment Tool Kit (USDA)
Changing the Scene is a tool kit of materials to help parents and educators take action to improve their school nutrition environment.
Diabetes Action Now
Diabetes Action Now is a guide for policymakers in low and middle-income countries wishing to develop national diabetes programs.
Example Policy Briefs
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
Policy brief about Diabetes in California.
Diabetes: A National Plan for Action
The document provides prevention, detection and treatment information. It includes simple action steps as well as screening tools, and listings of federally funded resources.
American Diabetes Association Action Center
This site is the advocacy part of the American Diabetes Association website. Legal and advocacy resources, listings of local events, and ways to support the cause are available on the site.
Defeat Diabetes Foundation – Advocacy and Community
The Defeat Diabetes Foundation’s advocacy website provides information on how individuals can start diabetes advocacy and awareness raising events in their communities.