“NJ Empower to Prevent”: The CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
NDPP (PDF) is an evidence-based, lifestyle change program, shown to reduce the risk of developing diabetes. FCHS is offering this year-long, virtual program on Zoom. The focus is modest weight loss, healthy eating and physical activity, stress reduction, and healthy coping.
- See information about eligibility (PDF).
- Check your risk for developing prediabetes (start by clicking on the badge).
For more information, contact Sandra Grenci at email@example.com.
Take Control of Your Health: The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)
CDSMP was developed by Stanford University’s Patient Education Resource Center and has been successfully implemented throughout the United States and around the world. This interactive program helps people with chronic conditions overcome daily challenges and maintain an active and fulfilling life. Participants attend peer-led workshops held for 2½ hours once a week, for six weeks in community settings.
For local program information, contact Sandra Grenci, MS, RDN, CDCES at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)
Like the CDSMP, the diabetes program is presented in workshop format. People with prediabetes or diabetes and/or their caregivers meet for 2 1/2 hours once a week for 6 weeks. For local program information, contact Sandra Grenci, MS, RDN, CDCES at email@example.com.
Monthly Diabetes Support Groups
A no cost, moderated discussion group for adults with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and their caregivers, led by a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. Build skills for better management through interactive peer discussion and learning. Monthly Diabetes Support Group flyer (PDF).
- What Can a Diabetes Support Group Mean to You? (PDF)
- American Diabetes Association
- Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition
- American Heart Association
- American Institute for Cancer Research