Collaborating to create health care that helps people live longer, healthier lives.
Why is the AMA focused on type 2 diabetes and heart disease?
The AMA is in a unique position to bring together physicians in all practice settings and specialties with patients, communities and public and private-sector organizations, to help prevent two of the nation's most common chronic diseases: heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
How is the AMA tackling type 2 diabetes and heart disease?
We are starting with these main risk factors: prediabetes and high blood pressure. By collaborating with key stakeholders, we are developing new approaches to prevent progression of prediabetes to type 2 diabetes and to achieve better control of high blood pressure.
To prevent type 2 diabetes the AMA is collaborating with:
To prevent heart disease the AMA is collaborating with: