The CDC Tips campaign began March 4, 2013 and will run for 16 weeks in local communities. The goal of the campaign is to educate you about the devastation of tobacco usage, encourage users to quit and provide tools and resources. Click here.
To meet Annette, Jessica, Shane, and hear their stories about tobacco usage, click here.
You can quit smoking! This inspiring TV ad features three people who successfully quit smoking after many years. They share their practical tips on how to quit for good in this ad from CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign.
Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of avoidable death in the United States, and accounts for almost 500,000 deaths a year. When taking into account the health of diabetic smokers, the statistics are even worse. It is extremely important to encourage individuals who have diabetes to stop smoking, and most important, not to start the habit.
The Tips Campaign supports doctors and clinicians with tips and tools to share with patients. To view these resources, click here