Profile of the Week: Montana Diabetes Programs

The DPHHS Montana Diabetes Program is committed to reducing diabetes related disease and death rates, preventing type 2 diabetes among Montanans at high risk, and improving the quality of life of all Montanans with diabetes.  The Montana Diabetes Program just released a new resource: The Montana Diabetes Prevention & Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support Story […]

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Montana Tobacco Quit Line

The Montana Tobacco Quit Line is a resource for individuals wishing to quit using tobacco. The Quit Line is free, convenient, and secure, and uses clinically proven methods to achieve some of the highest quit rates in the country. The national Quit Line helps nearly 450 people per day in their journey to quit tobacco. […]

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Montana BACI: Building Active Communities Initiative

Obesity and sedentary lifestyles are major contributors to chronic disease for both adults and children. In 2011, nearly two-thirds (60%) of Montana adults were overweight or obese and nearly half (45%) did not meet recommendations for aerobic activity. In that same year, over 40 percent of Montana 7th and 8th grade students and 70 percent […]

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