Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Module 1: Introduction to Diabetes in Rural Communities

This module provides an overview of diabetes in the United States and specific considerations for rural communities. Rural patients, healthcare providers, and communities can implement programs to prevent diabetes and mitigate its negative effects on population health.

For general information on what to consider when starting a program, see Creating a Program: Where to Begin in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

In this module: