OCD and the NACDD urge healthcare professionals and government leaders to join the effort to ensure people have access to the information they need when they need it to become blood test health literate.
Founded in 1988, NACDD connects more than 1,400 members to advocate for preventive policies and programs, encourage knowledge sharing and develop partnerships for health promotion.
provides state-based leadership and expertise for chronic disease prevention and control at the state and national level.
Since its founding, NACDD has made impressive strides in mobilizing national efforts to reduce chronic diseases and the associated risk factors.
With 58 voting members and more than 500 regular and associate members, NACDD works to reduce the impact of chronic diseases on the American population by advocating for preventative policies and programs, encouraging knowledge sharing and developing partnerships for health promotion.
Through its eight councils and four interest groups, NACDD
supports activities focusing on specific chronic disease conditions, including arthritis, cancer, heart disease, stroke, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, health disparities, healthy aging, osteoporosis and obesity.