"Our mission is to reduce the impact of diabetes in Nebraska
by promoting and improving diabetes prevention and diabetes self-management."
The Nebraska Diabetes Prevention and Control Program was established in 1978 through funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- The leading cause of kidney failure, nontraumatic lower-limb amputations, and new cases of blindness among adults in the United States.
- A major cause of heart disease and stroke.
- The seventh-leading cause of death in the United States.