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The National Clinical Care Commission (the Commission or NCCC) is seeking written comments about federal diabetes prevention and treatment programs.

The public comment period is open from January 15, 2020 through February 3, 2020. You’re invited to review and comment on a set of questions about diabetes prevention and treatment — including questions about specific recommendations for federal agencies, best practices, and limitations and gaps in federal programs.…

As the new year begins, many people are focused on healthier choices — and they may turn to health professionals like you for guidance. This year, let health.gov help you guide the way toward better health.

Healthy Eating

Looking for nutrition information to guide your patients’ food choices in 2020? The Dietary Guidelines for Americans Toolkit for Professionals has all kinds of materials designed to help you share information from the current Dietary Guidelines with your patients, clients, and peers.…

Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight important health issues affecting people in the United States every day. The NHOs in our January roundup help raise awareness about glaucoma and cervical cancer.

To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve provided links to resources you can use to promote these NHOs with your networks.…