Melissa Magstadt, South Dakota Secretary of Health

Diabetes Program


Working collaboratively to improve the quality of life for all South Dakotans at risk for, or affected by, diabetes



South Dakotans living free of the burden of diabetes

The South Dakota Diabetes Program is part of the South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The program receives funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to use towards prevention and population-based intervention aimed at South Dakotans at risk for and with diabetes.

The program works to:2022-2027 South Dakota Diabetes State Plan cover and link

  • facilitate partnerships with the South Dakota Diabetes Coalition, healthcare systems, communities, organizations, and other stakeholders;

  • collect and disseminate diabetes surveillance and evaluation data to implement program development and guide policy making;

  • assist with efforts to reach disparate and high-risk populations affected by diabetes throughout South Dakota;

  • coordinate the development of population-based community interventions; and

  • provide accurate and up-to-date diabetes educational materials to health professionals.

To learn more about statewide diabetes efforts, please view the 2022-2027 South Dakota Diabetes State Plan and One-pager.

The Diabetes Program is reflected in the South Dakota Department of Health Strategic Plan 2020-2025 - the vision is "Every South Dakotan Healthy and Strong"



Kayla Magee, RN

Diabetes Program Coordinator

South Dakota Department of Health

Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

615 E. 4th Street, Pierre, SD 57501

Phone: 605-773-2981 | Fax: 605-773-5942


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South Dakota Diabetes Coalition logo and link to website.

Learn more about the South Dakota Diabetes Coalition by visiting the website.

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