To gain CDC recognition, your organization must show that it can meet CDC standards and effectively deliver a proven diabetes prevention lifestyle change program.
Standards for CDC recognition include:
In addition, the recognition program requires that at least 50% of participants be diagnosed with prediabetes through blood testing (or have a history of gestational diabetes).
Pts must meet the following requirements:
Lifestyle coaches who have been trained to deliver the required curriculum content and possess the skills, knowledge, and qualities may have credentials (e.g., RD, RN), but credentials are not required.
Diabetes Prevention Screening Tool – Customize this tool for your organization. We copied the ADA PreDiabetes Screening tool onto this Word document to help engage participants to enroll in our Diabetes Prevention Program. Add your logo and contact information. This screening tool is approved by the CDC Prevention Program to help identify those at risk who are eligible to join your prevention program.
Prevent Diabetes Stat Toolkit – This free and amazing resource from the American Medical Association includes a prediabetes risk test, sample referral form, a algorithm to identify and provide best care for people with prediabetes and more.
Medicare Reimbursement Rates for Diabetes Prevention Programs – A detailed review of reimbursement for Diabetes Prevention Programs finalized in Nov 2017. A must read for anyone setting up a Diabetes Prevention Program.
CDC Diabetes Prevention Program Application Standards and Procedures – This document provides complete information on deciding if a Prevention Program is right for your facility and provides detailed instruction on the requirements.
CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program Recognition Online Application – If you are ready to get your prevention program recognized, start here.
CDC Resource Page to implement a LifeStyle Change Program – This page had all the information needed to get started. Includes requirements, curricula and handouts, staffing and training info, keys to success and more!
Diabetes Prevention Program Info-graphics – This link provides print ready and web ready info-graphics on a variety of diabetes related topics. Great resource for getting the word out and marketing campaigns.
What are the complications of prediabetes?
Can we stop Pre-Diabetes from rolling over to Diabetes? Yes. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) demonstrated;
Making and sustaining lifestyle changes with diabetes is a challenge. Many people know what to do to improve their health; it’s figuring out how to do it that is the biggest challenge.