The Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (KDPCP) health initiative works to reduce new cases of type 2 diabetes and the sickness, disability and death associated with diabetes and its complications.
KDPCP meets it objectives using:
- Community coalition mobilization
- County diabetes assessments
- Community awareness education
- Diabetes and prediabetes group education
- Professional education
- Quality improvement
- Surveillance, reports, evaluation
Kentucky Diabetes Resources
D lists classes, support groups and coalitions by county and surrounding area. The directory also provides links to websites that list diabetes specialists and educators by location. iabetes Resource Directory
National Diabetes Prevention Programs
The National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emphasizes lifestyle changes proven to prevent type 2 diabetes.
Organizations offering the CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program in Kentucky are