In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, the Diabetes Action Council of South Carolina (DAC) is premiering a live screening of In It Together SC: Preventing Diabetes in SC. The docuseries will be on November 17, 2021, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm EST on the DAC In It Together Facebook and YouTube pages.
The 4-part docuseries illustrates the impact of diabetes among South Carolina’s most vulnerable population groups and diabetes prevention efforts being made to prevent, delay, and manage type 2 diabetes in the state. Additionally, DAC will announce its strategies for combating diabetes outlined in the 2021-2026 Statewide Comprehensive Diabetes Prevention Plan for South Carolina.
According to InItTogetherSC.org, the DAC is composed of stakeholders from across the state that are committed to education, management, and prevention of type 2 diabetes. The DAC develops and implements the Statewide Comprehensive Diabetes Prevention Plan for South Carolina. It focuses on provider engagement, promotion of the In It Together Diabetes Prevention Program through increased program availability, participation, and long-term program sustainability.
Wholespire, formerly Eat Smart Move More South Carolina, provides administrative support to the DAC and assists with the implementation of the diabetes state plan. Wholespire also partners to raise awareness of prediabetes and the availability of resources within local communities through a network of Wholespire chapters and healthy eating active living community coalitions.