Diabetes Resources

U.S. Centers for Disease Control's Tobacco-Related Diabetes Integration Project

In 2009, the New Jersey State Department of Health's Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program (CTCP) and its Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CDPC) program, partnered to form the Centers for Disease Control's Tobacco-Diabetes Integration Project, under the CDC's Collaborative Chronic Disease, Health Promotion, and Surveillance Project. GASP is a Project Partner, providing resource information on tobacco prevention and diabetes, and offering advocacy training modules on tobacco control advocacy, to diabetes prevention partners.

GASP presented a powerpoint entitled, Effect of Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke on Diabetes, at the NJ Chronic Disease Advisory Council Meeting on January 18, 2011. Please contact us for more information on this presentation

New Jersey Department of Health's Office on Tobacco Control Partners on the Project include:

American Cancer Society
Jason Plaia, Director of Worksite Health Initiatives, Eastern Division

North Jersey Community Partnership for a Tobacco-Free New Jersey
Center for Prevention and Counseling,
Cindy Meakem, CHES, 973-383-4787

Central Jersey Community Partnership for a Tobacco-Free New Jersey
www.tobaccofreenj.com 732-235-8230
Marc Steinberg, PhD marc.steinberg@umdnj.edu
Donna Drummond, MS, LPC drummodl@umdnj.edu

Mom's Quit Connection
Merle Weitz, MSW 856-675-5322 mweitz@snjpc.org
Cathy Butler, Program Coordinator, 856-675-5289 cbutler@snjpc.org

New Jersey Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy (GASP) www.njgasp.org
Karen Blumenfeld, JD, Executive Director
908-273-9368 info@njgasp.org

South Jersey Community Partnership for a Tobacco-Free New Jersey
www.atlprev.org 609-272-0964
Dr. Robert Zlotnick, CEO ceo@atlprev.org
Kimberly Burns atlanticctpfnj@aol.com

Vineland Health Department
Emma Lopez, Health Educator


Two New Jersey state laws establish diabetes awareness programs

New Jersey Diabetes Informational Websites

Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
P.O. Box 364
Trenton NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-984-6137
Fax: 609-292-9288

A subdivision of Family Health Services, the program offers general information, statistics, and data about diabetes.

Garden State Association of Diabetic Educators
contact:Nancy Rhodes, RN, BS, MA, CDE
Phone: 609-448-5063

Gives a list of the diabetes education programs in New Jersey that the American Diabetes Association recognizes as meeting National Standards of Excellence.

Other States' Diabetes Informational Websites

California Diabetes Program
PO Box 997377, MS 7211
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
Phone: 916-552-9888

California's "Do you cAARd" campaign to join Diabetes educators with smoker's hotline to assist diabetes patients to quit smoking. Caard stands for ask, advise, refer. Toolkits, cards, etc.

Indiana State Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, Chronic Disease
2 N. Meridian Street, 6 B
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-233-7634

Developed a smoking and diabetes fact sheet in February, 2009. Click here to get see the fact sheet.

New York State Smokers' Quitline
1-866- NY-QUITS

Downloadable fact-sheets on various smoking related topics. Click here to get the diabetes-related one.

Rhode Island State Dept of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
3 Capitol Hill, Room 408
Providence, RI 02908

Has the DIRES Program (Diabetes Information and Referral and Education Specialist). Click here to see their downloadable brochure on smoking and diabetes.

Federal Diabetes Informational Websites

American Diabetes Association
ATTN: National Call Center
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria , VA 22311
T: 1-800-DIABETES [1-800-342-2382]

Association offers explanations about all types of diabetes, nutrition advice and recipes, tips on weight loss and exercise, research outcomes, advocacy opportunities, information specifically to health professionals, and newsletters. November is American Diabetes month. Click here to read about community events on the American Diabetes Association website.

Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Diabetes)

Centros para el Control y la Prevencion de Enfermedades (Diabetes)

4770 Buford Hwy, NE
MS K-40
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
TTY: (888) 232-6348

Good source of general diabetes control and management information.


Good source of specific diabetes control and management information.

Recurso de Salud Publica sobre Diabetes

National Diabetes Education Program
1 Diabetes Way
Bethesda , MD 20814-9692
Phone: 301-496-3583
Sponsored by the federal government, NDEP provides information and resources for medical professionals and clients of all.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3560
Phone: 1–800–860–8747

Tips for keeping diabetes under control once you have it including quitting smoking. There are useful literature and handouts available from the homepage.

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Last update: 1/15/13