Diabetes: A National Plan for Action. List of Acronyms and Abbreviations


AADE American Association of Diabetes Educators
ACOG American College of Gynecologists and Obstetricians
ADA American Diabetes Association
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AoA Administration on Aging
ASPE Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
BPHC Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
DCCT Diabetes Control and Complications Trial
DDT Division of Diabetes Translation, CDC
DNPA Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, CDC
DPP Diabetes Prevention Program
DRWG Diabetes Research Working Group, NIH
FDA Food and Drug Administration
HbA1c glycosylated hemoglobin or hemoglobin A1c
HDL High Density Lipoprotein
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HP 2010 Healthy People 2010
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
IHS Indian Health Service
LDL Low Density Lipoprotein
LEA Lower Extremity Amputation
NCCDPHP National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC
NDAP National Diabetes Action Plan
NDEP National Diabetes Education Program, NIH/CDC
NDL National Diabetes Laboratory
NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH
NIH National Institutes of Health
OMH Office of Minority Health, OPHS
TRIAD Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes
UKPDS UK Prospective Diabetes Study
USPSTF U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
WISE WOMAN Well Integrated Screening and Evaluation for Women Across the Nation


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