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What It Is

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.

The Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program 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

KDPCP Brochure

Kentucky Diabetes Resources

The searchable Diabetes Resource 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.

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:

Kentucky DPP Organizations Map 

Kentucky DPP Organizations By Alaphabetical List 

Kentucky DPP Organizations By County List

Kentucky DPP Employer List

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. DSMES 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

See the Kentucky DSMES Map for accredited or recognized programs that meet national quality standards for DSME programs near you.

Kentucky DSMES Alphabetical Listing

Documentation