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What It Is

​​​​​​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

The searchable Diabetes Resource Directory 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.

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.

Map of Kentucky NDPP Locations

Kentucky NDPP Snapshot

Kentucky DPP Programs Listings

Visit Prevent Diabetes EKY. KDPCP and Appalshop have partnered to provide this new website featuring a storybank and resources for Eastern Kentuckians working to prevent type 2  diabetes. Hear residents share their stories in their own words about successes and challenges making lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Kentucky Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Programs

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSME) can help you learn to manage your diabetes as part of your daily life. DSME is proven to:

  • Improve blood sugar control leading to decreased risk for diabetes complications
  • Increase self-confidence about taking care of your diabetes
  • Increase healthy eating and physical activity
  • Improve quality of life

To view a map of accredited or recognized programs near you that meet national quality standards for DSME programs, visit the DSMES program locations map.   

Calendar of free online DSMES programs: Online DSMES Schedule