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Kentucky Diabetes Links
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Kentucky Community Health CentersKentucky Community Health Centers (also referred to as Federally Qualified Health Centers, FQHC, or Section 330 Health Centers) provide primary medical care and receive funding from the federal government to help offset some of the cost of providing discounted medical care to low income, uninsured patients. Many of these centers also provide dental care.
Kentucky Diabetes Educators through ACDESFind a Kentucky Diabetes Educator by searching a location or map offered through the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists ( ACDES).
Kentucky Diabetes Network (KDN)KDN is a statewide partnership of Kentucky organizations, associations, and individuals who have a professional or personal connection with diabetes. KDN strives to improve the treatment and outcomes for Kentuckians with diabetes, to promote early diagnosis, and ultimately to prevent the onset of diabetes.
Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (KDPCP)KDPCP 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.
Kentucky Nationally Accredited Diabetes Education Programs through AADEFind the nearest nationally Accredited Diabetes Education Program in Kentucky provided through the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ACDES).
Kentucky Nationally Recognized Diabetes Education Programs through ADAFind the nearest nationally Recognized Diabetes Education Program in Kentucky provided through the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Kentucky Nationally Recognized Diabetes Physician Providers through NCQAFind the nearest nationally Recognized Diabetes Physician in Kentucky provided through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
General Diabetes Links
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American Diabetes Association (ADA)ADA was founded in 1940, to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Website www.diabetes.org includes numerous helpful resouces and information (phone 888 DIABETES). Louisville, KY Director, Helen Overfield, 161 St. Matthews Avenue, Suite 3, Louisville, KY 40207, 888-DIABETES ext. 3317; Lexington, KY Director, Lisa Edwards, P.O. Box 21903, Lexington, KY 40522, 888-DIABETES ext. 3327
CDC Diabetes SiteCDC's Diabetes site offers information for the public and professionals about diabetes, including research, statistics, and educational publications.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)JDRF was founded in 1970 and has as its mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. KY contact: Meredith A. Gault, Executive Director, Kentuckiana Chapter, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 153 Thierman Lane, Louisville, KY 40207, Phone: (502) 485-9397 Fax: (502) 485-9591 Toll Free: (866) 485-9397 E-mail: mgault@jdrf.org
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)NDEP is a federally funded program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and includes over 200 partners at the federal, state, and local levels, working together to reduce the morbidity (sickness) and mortality (death) associated with diabetes.
National Diabetes Prevention Program (affiliated with CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program)This program, affiliated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Diabetes Prevention Program, helps people with prediabetes lower their risk of developing diabetes. The program assists individuals by helping them reduce their body weight and participate in regular physical activity.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)NIDDK conducts and supports basic and clinical research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health including diabetes, digestive disease and kidney disease.

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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