Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes

Resources for Creating Sustainable Systems and Policy Change


Advocate (American Diabetes Association)
The American Diabetes Association provides information to help you identify areas of interest related to diabetes advocacy and ways for you to take action.

American Association of Diabetes Educators: Policy and Advocacy
AADE provides information and resources for diabetes educators interested in taking action on supporting public policies related to diabetes care and education.

Community Toolbox
The Community Toolbox is a free resource to help you find information relevant for creating sustainable interventions in your community.

Legislation and Policy

Summary of 2007-2010 Diabetes Legislation  (National Conference of State Legislatures)
The National Conference of State Legislatures provides a compilation of legislations passed by individual states relevant to diabetes advocacy and raising diabetes awareness.

Legislation and Policy Resources (Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce)
This site provides information to support health-related policies and legislations at the state and federal levels.

Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform and People with and At-risk for Diabetes (American Diabetes Association)
The American Diabetes Association provides information on how the federal health reform legislation will affect accessibility of diabetes care.

Preventing and Treating Diabetes: Health Insurance Reform and Diabetes in America (
This site provides information on how individuals with diabetes will benefit from provisions in the federal health reform legislation.