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Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

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275 E. Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-7996

The Diabetes Prevention and Control Program is a population-based public health initiative consisting of a network of state, regional and local health professionals whose mission is to reduce new cases of diabetes as well as the sickness, disability and death associated with diabetes and its complications.

Diabetes: General Information
Need Kentucky Diabetes Resources?

The searchable Diabetes Resources Directory offers diabetes resources to locate classes, support groups and coalitions by county and surrounding area. In addition, the directory contains direct links to sites that list diabetes specialists and educators by location.

Kentucky's National Diabetes Prevention Programs Recognized by CDC

The National Diabetes Prevention Program led by CDC incorporates lifestyle changes which are proven to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Organizations offering the DPP program in Kentucky:

The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)

Diabetes at WorkThe National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is a joint program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health and more than 200 partners working together to improve the treatment and outcomes of diabetes in individuals, families, communities and health care systems. 

The NDEP uses public awareness and educational tools to inform people with diabetes about the importance of knowing their blood glucose values, reaching their blood glucose goals and keeping their blood glucose under control. The NDEP also provides messages and tools to help those at risk for type 2 diabetes make the lifestyle changes that may prevent or delay the development of diabetes. 

NDEPThe NDEP also has diabetes education resources and tools designed especially for health care professionals, business professionals engaged in planning and conduction business health strategies and school personnel.  Whether in clinical practice, classroom, or workplace, managing diabetes effectively is complex and requires a team approach.  Click on the pictures below to take advantage of NDEP resources and tools based on the latest scientific research.


Being Prepared for a Disaster

If you are a person with diabetes, it is very important to be prepared for any disaster. The valuable information below can help you survive in the event of a disaster. Please print and save any of this information.

Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program Disasters and Diabetes Curriculum

Being Prepared for a Disaster When You Have Diabetes

  1. Curriculum for Community Use
  2. Power Point Presentation
  3. Additional Resources and References


Last Updated 7/19/2017