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    Texas Diabetes Program - Council
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    PO Box 149347 Austin, Texas 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
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Legislative Reports

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publications & resourcesReports presented on this page include those required by state legislation. Special studies related to diabetes in the state may be described here as well.  Click on "Diabetes Data" in the navigation bar for state diabetes surveillance reports.

A Plan to Prevent and Control Diabetes in Texas, 2012-2013

A plan to Prevent and Control Diabetes in Texas 2012-2013Chapter 103 of the Health and Safety Code requires the Texas Diabetes Council (TDC) to develop and implement a state plan for diabetes treatment, education, and training. Changing the Course, A Plan to Prevent and Control Diabetes in Texas, features the TDC's strategic plan for 2012-2013 and ways state agencies are applying TDC priorities and goals to development of health policy, community-based diabetes programs, education and awareness campaigns, and continuing education for healthcare professionals. A "Diabetes in Texas" section includes key diabetes definitions and data related to prevalence, morbidity and mortality.

» Download Changing the Course, A Plan to Prevent and Control Diabetes in Texas, 2012-2013


Diabetes:  A Comprehensive Approach, A Plan to Prevent and Control Diabetes in Texas2010-2011, describes diabetes systems dynamics modeling tools developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that provide insight into how clinical, lifestyle, and health policy interventions have a cumulative effect in reducing the burden of diabetes in Texas.

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arrowMinimum Standards for Diabetes Care Under Managed Care in Texas (link to tdctoolkit.org)

Description: TDC Minimum Practice Recommendations Flow Sheet and latest revisions of patient treatment algorithms available online.


Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force Reports

» Addressing Chronic Kidney Disease in Texas - Implementation Update to January 2011 Report  (January 2013, PDF, viewing information, 884 kb) 

» Addressing Chronic Kidney Disease in Texas - Report of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force (January 2011, PDF, viewing information, 1.7 mb)

» Addressing Chronic Kidney Disease in Texas - Report of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force (January 2009, PDF, viewing information, 1 mb)


» Children’s Lifestyle Intervention Program (CLIP) (October 2008, PDF, viewing information, 217 kb)
A community lifestyle intervention pilot program improves health status of sixth graders at risk for diabetes.

Description: HB 3735 (80R) authorized the Department of State Health Services and the Texas Diabetes Council to create a diabetes pilot program at Memorial Health System of East Texas that would provide a comprehensive approach to promoting the prevention and treatment of diabetes and acanthosis nigricans. Memorial Health System could solicit, accept, and administer gifts and grants for the purpose of the pilot, but could not use state funds to administer the pilot. Memorial Health System was required to submit this report describing the effectiveness of the pilot program and recommendations for continuation of the program to the Texas Diabetes Council by October 1, 2008. This pilot program will expire September 1, 2009.


» Texas Health Insurance Coverage for Prevention and Screening of Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, and Diabetes (June 2007, PDF, viewing information, 202 kb)

Description: Prepared by the University of Houston Network for Evaluation and Training Systems and the University of Houston Health Law and Policy Institute, this report identifies the scope and nature of prevention and screening coverage pertaining to cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, diet and weight control, and tobacco cessation services provided by Texas HMOs, and examines how those services differ by HMO product line (commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare).


» Pediatric Diabetes Research in Texas (December 2002, PDF, viewing information,399 kb) Publication Number: E45-11653

Description: The 77th Texas Legislature in 2001 mandated the creation of a Texas Pediatric Diabetes Research Advisory Committee to develop a plan to research pediatric diabetes and medical conditions associated with diabetes within the state. The report from the Texas Pediatric Diabetes Research Advisory Committee to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House of Representatives recommends that diabetes in children be a reportable disease and that the state create a Texas Pediatric Diabetes Research Resource.


» Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents Statewide Action Plan (PDF, 205 kb) January 2001, Publication Number: E45-10960

» Putting the Brakes on Diabetes: A Community Planning Guide to Improve Health and Nutrition for Texas Children and Adolescents and Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes (PDF, 407 kb) January 2001, Publication Number: E45-10961

Description: The product of a twelve-month study, the Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents Statewide Action Plan outlines the significant steps that should be taken to combat this emerging problem in Texas. Also view the companion to this report, Putting the Brakes on Diabetes: A Community Planning Guide to Improve Health and Nutrition for Texas Children and Adolescents and Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

Last updated July 23, 2013