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Diabetes Events, Fundraisers, Expos, Camps, or other "Special Offerings"This category is designed to list diabetes "events" or "special offerings" such as fundraisers, walks, runs, expos, camps, and more.
Diabetes Prevention Program/DPP OrganizationsThe National CDC-Recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is an evidence-based, year-long program that incorporates lifestyle changes proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Attendees learn lifestyle interventions to help them successfully reduce their body weight and participate in regular physical activity. Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP), recognized by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), meet rigorous requirements to be designated “pending recognition” or “full recognition” status. This year-long program includes 16 sessions the first 6 months and 6-8 sessions the last 6 months.
Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) NEW CLASS INFORMATION (Updated monthly)This category lists NEW DPP class locations and dates.
Nationally "Recognized" or "Accredited" Diabetes Self-Management Education ClassesDiabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) programs listed in this category are either "recognized" by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) or "accredited" by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Being "recognized" or "accredited" means these programs have met national standards for excellence in diabetes education.
OTHER Diabetes Self-Management Education - Classes Taught by Licensed Health ProfessionalsDiabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) offerings in this category are not nationally "recognized" or "accredited" but are taught by a licensed health professional. DSME may be comprehensive (covering numerous diabetes topics – usually lasting 6 or more hours) or non- comprehensive (covering a specific topic – usually lasting 30 minutes to 1 hour).
Diabetes Self-Management SUPPORT (DSMS) - Classes Designed to be Taught by Non-Licensed (Lay) PersonDiabetes Self-Management Support (DSMS) includes community resources / classes that support ongoing diabetes self-management using a pre-determined curriculum DESIGNED to be taught by a Non-Licensed Health Professional (lay person) and includes Stanford's Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), Stanford's Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP), Joslin's On the Road Program, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) and others. In some cases, these programs may also be offered by a licensed health professional.
Diabetes Support GroupsA group where individuals with diabetes (and their significant others) meet to discuss tips associated with living with diabetes. Frequently these meetings also include various educational topics.
Diabetes Specialist (Endocrinologist or Diabetologist)A physician who specializes in diabetes care and treatment.
Diabetes CoalitionsA partnership of various community members with an interest in diabetes who combine their talents, expertise, and resources to work together to solve diabetes related issues in their community.
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) (Dietitians)MNT involves in-depth individualized nutrition assessment and care provided by a registered dietitian using the Nutrition Care Process to manage disease.
Continuing Education Offerings for Professionals (nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, etc.)This category is designed to list face-to-face diabetes continuing education programs that offer CEUs for nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and more.

NOTE:
This KY Diabetes Resource Directory includes only “select categories” of KY diabetes resources at this time.   Even though resource providers within these categories are encouraged to add or edit information, this website may not contain a complete listing of all KY diabetes resources.  In addition, this resource directory does not endorse one entity or provider over another.
 
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