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Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

The Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is dedicated to improving the health of people at risk for or with diabetes.

Much of the health and economic burden of diabetes can be averted through known prevention measures. The Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is dedicated to improving the health of people at risk for or with diabetes. We rely on our strong partnerships in the development, distribution, and implementation of resources.

Publications for people with diabetes include:
- Self-Care Information and Record Booklet
- Personal Care Record (wallet card)
- Blood Sugar Log Booklet
- Students with Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Wisconsin Schools and Families

You can order these materials online at www.wisconsindiabetesinfo.org. Click on "Order Free Materials" in the left navigation bar and follow instructions.

Major publications include:
- Wisconsin Diabetes Mellitus Essential Care Guidelines
- Burden of Diabetes in Wisconsin
- Wisconsin Diabetes Surveillance Report

Major projects include:
- Wisconsin Collaborative Diabetes Quality Improvement Project (HMO Collaborative)
- Wisconsin Diabetes Quality Improvement Project (with federally-funded community health centers)

A program of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health.

Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
PO Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 261-6871
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/04/2017  [ 29888 ] 

KEEP Screenings - National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin

KEEP Screenings - National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin

KEEP is a free health screening program offered by the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin.

KEEP is a free health screening program offered by the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin for individuals at increased risk of developing kidney disease. (Must be 18 years or older and have one or more of the following: diabetes, high blood pressure, parent or sibling with diabetes, high blood pressure or kidney disease.)

CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR A LIST OF THE LATEST SCREENING LOCATIONS AND DATES.

WHY GET SCREENED?
- To find if you are at risk for kidney disease
- To learn more about kidney disease, especially if you are at 'high risk'
- To receive free testing if you are at increased risk for kidney disease
- To be more informed so you can discuss any risk factors you may have with your doctor and discuss a treatment plan
- To prevent or delay kidney damage if you are at risk

TESTS AVAILABLE
- Blood pressure, height, weight and waist measurements
- Blood and urine tests for signs of diabetes and kidney disease including: blood sugar check, blood test for anemia, urine dipstick test for protein in urine, serum creatinine to measure how well kidneys are filtering blood, glomerular filtration rate (GFR) to test for kidney function, HDL and LDL lipid panel to test cholesterol, calcium test, phosphorus test, PTH test

National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin
16655 W Bluemound Rd., Ste. 240
Brookfield, WI 53005
(800) 543-6393 x10
Resource Area: statewide
Updated: 07/26/2017  [ 29896 ] 

2-1-1 Wisconsin

2-1-1 Wisconsin

2-1-1 Wisconsin is a simple way to connect people in need with human services. People are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations.

DIAL 2-1-1

2-1-1 Wisconsin is a simple way to connect people in need with human services. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, people are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations.

From the single mother seeking food for her children to the senior citizen looking for in-home care, 2-1-1 brings people and community resources together.

2-1-1 Wisconsin
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54136
Resource Area: statewide
Updated: 10/04/2012  [ 31290 ] 

Women's Support Group - September 20, 2011

Women's Support Group - September 20, 2011

THIS EVENT IS FREE! For women age 40-65. Join the support of other women as you learn techniques for coping and share the common goal of living with heart disease.

THIS EVENT IS FREE! This group is specifically designed for women age 40 to 65. Join the support of other women as you learn techniques for coping and share the common goal of living with heart disease.
WHERE: South Denver Heart Center
WHEN: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Please copy and past the following link in a new window in your browser to register:
http://www.southdenver.com/ONLINE-STORE/Cart.html?ProductID=921&quantity=1

South Denver Cardiology Associates, P.C.
1000 Southpark Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 744-1065
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 31381 ] 

ICD Support Group

ICD Support Group

THIS EVENT IS FREE! MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND THIS CLASS. Support group for patients and family members of people living with ICDs.

THIS EVENT IS FREE! MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND THIS CLASS. Support group for patients and family members of people living with ICDs. Check back soon for the latest date and time of this activity!

South Denver Cardiology Associates, P.C.
1000 Southpark Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 744-1065
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 31392 ] 

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