Diabetes Today: Planning for Coalition Action

About Diabetes Today

Diabetes Today: Planning for Coalition Action takes a comprehensive approach to developing the knowledge and skills to organize a strong coalition and develop an effective action plan for diabetes prevention and control at the state or community level. Diabetes Today allows the trainer to tailor an interactive workshop that matches participants’ specific needs in the areas of:

  1. Determining and understanding the burden of diabetes in the community
  2. Organizing a community coalition
  3. Developing effective strategies and action plans

The Diabetes Today training is intended for state and community-level public health practitioners and their community partners. There are 2 formats for this training:

While this training uses diabetes examples, the skills learned here can be used for planning across all chronic disease areas.

There are 4 components to the Diabetes Today training:

How to receive training on Diabetes Today

If you are interested in receiving training on Diabetes Today, please contact DTTAC at for more information. We can set up local, regional, or Atlanta-based trainings depending on the number of people being trained.

If you have experience with training on Diabetes Today and would like to become a DTTAC Diabetes Today Master Trainer, please contact

Last updated 6/18/15