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NACDD State Diabetes Prevention Project Strategic Focus Areas

This table shows the project strategic focus areas and the State Health Departments that selected to work in each area. 

Strategic Focus AreaStates
Strategic use of health communication and marketing  tools to raise awareness of prediabetes risk factors for people at risk, the location of sites offering lifestyle change programs that have achieved CDC recognition (or pending recognition), and how to enroll in these lifestyle programs 

Washington State, Colorado, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York

Strategies for raising awareness among health care providers of how to recognize and treat prediabetes

Kentucky, MinnesotaNew York

Strategies for working with health care providers to increase referrals to CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs

Washington State, Colorado, West Virginia, Minnesota, MichiganNew York

Strategies for developing and implementing systems for referral of people with prediabetes or at high risk for type 2 diabetes to sites offering CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs

Washington State, West Virginia, MichiganNew Mexico

Strategies for partnering with state and local government agencies to recommend that CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs be offered as a covered health benefit for public employees to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes

Kentucky, West Virginia, New MexicoColorado

Strategies for partnering with organizations such as business coalitions to increase support for CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs as a covered health benefit by insurance providers and companies that are self-insured


Strategies for ensuring that efforts to increase awareness and promote the program are aligned and coordinated with organizations in the State that are delivering CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs. Note:  DPRP organizations are not required to coordinate with or provide data to the state DPCP.  
MichiganNew Mexico

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