Important COVID-19 Notice

Your patient’s health and safety is of the utmost importance. During this time, we suggest you follow federal
and local COVID-19 guidance regarding in-person gatherings. During the COVID-19 pandemic, programs have been adapted to virtual delivery. For questions regarding the National DPP lifestyle change program, visit the National DPP Customer Service Center

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1 in 3 adults has prediabetes.

It's time to take a stand.

Every year in North Carolina, more than 50,000 adults are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes1. You can your patients prevent or delay progression to diabetes by referring them to a CDC-recognized National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program.
Are you ready to take a stand?


You can flip the script on type 2.

One goal: DiabetesFreeNC

Through the statewide initiative DiabetesFreeNC, your patients with prediabetes can attend an evidence-based National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle change program free or at low cost, regardless of their insurance provider. This comprehensive program is designed to help your patients make healthy, sustainable lifestyle choices.




Identify patients with prediabetes.



Discuss treatment options.



Refer eligible patients to a National DPP lifestyle change program.

Access detailed clinical protocols for prediabetes identification and management here.

Find our more about the

National DPP lifestyle change program

Refer your patients

Use any of these convenient platforms:

Our Community Health Initiative (OurCHI)

Platform with automated phone menu that allows clinicians to refer patients to community-based organizations offering virtual National DPP lifestyle change programs.

DPP Navigator

Channel that allows clinicians to refer patients to virtual National DPP lifestyle change programs.


Platform that allows clinicians to connect patients with social services, including virtual National DPP lifestyle change programs.

What to start your own National DPP

lifestyle change program?

Join health care organizations across the country who are collaborating with the AMA and CDC to offer a National DPP lifestyle change program for their patients. Visit the AMA DPP Cost Savings Calculator to estimate the health and economic benefits of offering the National DPP lifestyle change program.

Join us at an event!

Attend one of these upcoming events to learn more about how you can help prevent diabetes in North Carolina.

Join the movement

of clinicians

already taking a stand.

It’s time for a healthier North Carolina.



Download the digital


All the National DPP lifestyle
change program materials you need.
All in one place.


Contact us

If you would like to learn more on how you can help champion efforts to make
North Carolina diabetes free, email:

Franklin Walker, MBA at

This information is not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a physician; it offers no diagnoses or prescription. No endorsement is implied or intended by the American Medical Association or the North Carolina Medical Association of any third-party organization, product, drug, or service. Adherence to a lifestyle change program may not achieve desired diabetes results in every situation. The ultimate judgment regarding the appropriateness of any specific therapy must be made by the physician and the patient in light of all the clinical factors. The patient should check with their insurance provider for exact lifestyle change program costs and/or rates.

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