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Find out what’s happening on the ground and get the latest updates about the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program, DTTAC Lifestyle Coach Training, and other news-worthy events.

 

 

 

Diabetes Prevention on NPR

DTTAC Lifestyle Training Director Sarah Piper was interviewed on NPR about diabetes prevention efforts. Check it out!

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Lifestyle Change Programs in the News

Local news stories featuring National DPP lifestyle change programs and their Lifestyle Coaches. 

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Stand up and spread the word: “Get Fit Don’t Sit!”

Mark your calendar for May 6, and promote physical activity opportunities during the workday to help your participants reach their lifestyle change program goals.

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May is National High Blood Pressure Month

Encourage your participants to know their blood pressure numbers!

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Get healthcare provider referrals to the Lifestyle Change program STAT!

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the CDC have joined forces on a new national initiative to Prevent Diabetes STAT and are urging others to join in this critical effort.

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Carolinas HealthCare System’s award winning program on target to screen 50,000 for prediabetes this year

How do you aim for the lofty goal of screening 50,000 people for prediabetes? The answer from one southern healthcare system is the Pre-D Challenge.

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Story From the Field - Tanner Health System

UDPATE: Tanner Health System, a nonprofit hospital system in west Georgia, is offering 22 National DPP lifestyle change programs in 2014.

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New Marketing and Outreach Resources from the CDC

You can now download a printable prediabetes screening tool and marketing resources to help you with outreach efforts from the CDC’s website.

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Spanish Curriculum

The lifestyle change program curriculum is now available in Spanish on the CDC's website!

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First Organization Receives Full CDC Recognition

Chaves County Extension Service in Roswell, New Mexico has become the first organization to receive full recognition status from the CDC as part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. 

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