Advocacy Toolbox:
NACDD Policy Resources

This page has resources from NACDD.

TopicTitleTypeOrganizationDescription
Success StoriesNACDD Success StoriesSuccess StoriesState Health Departments Chronic Disease ProgramsNACDD supports state health departments and works with partners in promoting programs to improve the health of communities and reduce the burden of chronic disease across the U.S. The resulting success stories educate policymakers about programs that work, show decision-makers that funds are well spent, support NACDD policy and communications efforts and serve as program examples for other states.
Legislation analysisDiabetes Legislative Analysis tool, 2007Handout–Analysis ToolNACDDThis two-page document provides a systematic and standardized method to produce a synopsis of a pending bill. The completed document will reflect the bill’s purpose, pros and cons, fiscal impact, likely opposition, and policy implications. Developed by the NACDD Diabetes Council, 2007.
State policy databasesNational Association of Chronic Disease Directors Policy and Legislative Databases.WebsiteNACDDNACDD hosts monthly meetings to update members on federal legislation related to chronic disease.
NACDD Legislative and Policy CommitteeNACDD Legislative and Policy CommitteeCommitteeNACDDNACDD hosts monthly meetings to update members on federal legislation related to chronic disease.
Policy statementsNACDD Policy StatementsPolicy statementsNACDDNACDD prepares and publishes statements related to chronic disease policy annually.
Federal policyFederal policyWebpageNACDDThis webpage allows members to find their federal representatives and provides information on federal legislation tracking resources.
State policyState policyWebpageNACDDThis webpage allows members to find their state representatives and provides information on state policy tracking resources.
School health diabetes legislation, guidelines, state reports, etc.Diabetes School Health Resource ListWebsiteNACDDThis resource list, developed by the Diabetes Council School Health Work Group, provides Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs and their partners with national and statewide resources on caring for students with diabetes in the school environment. Resources, collected from Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs and partner organizations, focus on legislation, guidelines and state reports, training materials for school personnel, educational materials for families, and resources on Individualized Health Plans for Children with Diabetes.