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

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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Video: Prediabetes Identification and Mangement

Hear how you can use data in the EHR to identify patients with prediabetes and manage them with an effective treatment plan.

Video: The Case for Diabetes Prevention

Learn about the prevalence of prediabetes and how you can help your patients prevent type 2 diabetes.

Video: Diabetes Prevention Program

Discover benefits of the Diabetes Prevention Program and the DiabetesFreeNC initiative in North Carolina.

AMANews: Amid pandemic, diabetes prevention goes virtual in North Carolina

Read about NC’s lifestyle change programs that can help patients prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. The COVID-19 pandemic initially suspended some diabetes prevention programs, but now they are available virtually.

AMANews: How to successfully offer diabetes prevention at a distance

Read how Vidant Health has paved the path to provide prediabetes care during the COVID-19 pandemic through a pivot to distance learning for their diabetes prevention programs.

Physician Testimonial: Karen Smith, MD

“The Diabetes Prevention Program is an opportunity for us to make a difference in our communities and have an impact on the daily care of our patients.”

Physician Testimonial: Brian Klausner, MD

“There’s no lower hanging fruit in medicine than empowering our patients to make lifestyle changes to not only control their chronic diseases but to prevent them in the first place.”

Physician Testimonial: Dr. Jeffrey Viar

“I believe that this program will help empower our patients to take control of their health and prevent diabetes.”

KIPL Power Hour: Diabetes Prevention and Patient Care

Check out our roundtable conversation on how telehealth is helping North Carolina physicians manage patients with prediabetes during COVID-19.

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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