From Individuals to International Policy: Achievements and Ongoing Needs in Diabetes Advocacy

Marisa E. Hilliard, Sean Oser, Kelly L. Close, Nancy F. Liu, Korey K. Hood, Barbara J. Anderson

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Diabetes impacts tens of millions of people in the United States of America and 9 % of the worldwide population. Given the public health implications and economic burden of diabetes, the needs of people with diabetes must be addressed through strategic and effective advocacy efforts. Diabetes advocacy aims to increase public awareness about diabetes, raise funds for research and care, influence policy impacting people with diabetes, and promote optimal individual outcomes. We present a framework for diabetes advocacy activities by individuals and at the community, national, and international levels and identify challenges and gaps in current diabetes advocacy. Various groups have organized successful diabetes advocacy campaigns toward these goals, and lessons for further advancing diabetes advocacy can be learned from other health-related populations. Finally, we discuss the role of healthcare providers and mental/behavioral health professionals in advocacy efforts that can benefit their patients and the broader population of people with diabetes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number59
JournalCurrent diabetes reports
Volume15
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 25 2015

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Hilliard, M. E., Oser, S., Close, K. L., Liu, N. F., Hood, K. K., & Anderson, B. J. (2015). From Individuals to International Policy: Achievements and Ongoing Needs in Diabetes Advocacy. Current diabetes reports, 15(9), [59]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11892-015-0636-z
Hilliard, Marisa E. ; Oser, Sean ; Close, Kelly L. ; Liu, Nancy F. ; Hood, Korey K. ; Anderson, Barbara J. / From Individuals to International Policy : Achievements and Ongoing Needs in Diabetes Advocacy. In: Current diabetes reports. 2015 ; Vol. 15, No. 9.
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