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Safe and Healthy Me!

In Alaska, there are two risk factors that cause the most chronic diseases:

OBESITY: Move More and Eat Well.

TOBACCO: Be Tobacco-Free.

Need help quitting tobacco? Call Alaska's Tobacco Quit Line 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

Alaska's Tobacco Quit Line - 1-800-QUIT-NOW

Alaska has some of the highest injury rates in the nation.

SAFETY: Learn ways to Stay Safe.

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There are steps we can all take to be as safe and healthy as possible.

To prevent and manage chronic diseases, you need to Know Your Numbers.

DO YOU KNOW YOUR...

BMI? Learn your body mass index using this simple worksheet.

Your child's BMI? Find out using this calculator.

Blood pressure? Find out if your blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease or stroke.

Cholesterol levels? Find out what your levels mean.

Risk of Diabetes? Find out if you may have prediabetes by taking the risk test.

Find out more about recommended screenings.

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Chronic Disease Prevention and
Health Promotion

OBESITY

 
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CDPHP VISION & MISSION:

VISION: HEALTHY AND SAFE ALASKANS

MISSION: To prevent and address chronic disease and injury so that Alaskans live longer healthier lives.

To achieve our mission, the Section of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDPHP):

  • Collects and shares scientific data to help us and our partners to: 
    • ensure activities are the best use of resources, 
    • monitor the effectiveness of our work, and
    • give us an accurate picture of trends in health and health-related behaviors;
  • Uses and promotes strategies that have been shown to be effective;                        
  • Enables communities to protect Alaskans’ health by reducing chronic disease, injuries, and their effects; and
  • Empowers Alaskans to live healthy lives through public education.