Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI)
In response to the diabetes epidemic among American Indians and Alaska Natives, Congress established the SDPI grant programs in 1997. This $150 million annual grant program, coordinated by IHS Division of Diabetes with guidance from the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee, funds for diabetes treatment and prevention to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian health programs across the United States.
Application due September 2, 2017.
SDPI Community-Directed Timetable FY 2017 – 2018 [PDF – 83 KB]
View the toolkits to find out how SDPI Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Heart Programs successfully implemented strategies to reduce diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk.
Upcoming Live CME/CE Education
June 20th @ 3pm EDT
Diabetes and Oral Health: What's the Connection?
G. Todd Smith, DDS, MDS
IHS National Consultant, Periodontics
SDPI Community-Directed Optional Webinar
July 27th @ 3pm EDT
FY 2018 Continuation Application Walk Through
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