Sec. 1001.077. ADULT DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM. (a) In counties with populations of more than 100,000, the department may assist hospital districts and county hospital systems in providing an adult diabetes education program. The program must be based on a curriculum developed by the Texas Diabetes Council.
(b) A hospital district or county hospital system that participates in the program shall:
(1) make the adult diabetes education program available in English and Spanish using the curriculum developed by the Texas Diabetes Council; and
(2) make the education program available in the county, including at each rural health clinic the district or system may have.
(c) The Texas Diabetes Council shall develop for the adult diabetes education program a curriculum emphasizing life choices that enable a diabetic patient to control the disease and improve the patient's standard of living.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 217 (H.B. 123), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.