Getting Started

Parkland is the foundation for a healthy Dallas as our community's public health system. Diabetes affects 11.4% of the population in Dallas and we're determined to help lower that number.

This site is a place for you to get the information you need to make the best choices for your health and your family's when it comes to diabetes.You'll find information from our experts on what diabetes is, how to prevent it, how to control it and resources to help you and your family get through diabetes. You don't have to go through diabetes alone. We're here to give you the tools to help you take better care of yourself and manage your diabetes.

Learning the basics about diabetes is the first step to getting the disease under control. Take the risk assessment to find out if you should make lifestyle choices to reduce your risk of getting diabetes, see the latest news updates or take fun, educational quizzes!

  • Our Mission

    At Parkland, our diabetes programs are dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care, to prevent diabetes and its complications and to enhance diabetes self-management education.

  • Our Vision

    To serve our patients with diabetes and reduce their diabetic burdens, provide quality diabetes self-care to all of our patients living with diabetes and improving the lives of our patients who are affected by diabetes.