Community Diabetes Education Program (CDEP)

Diabetes Prevention and Management Classes

The Community Diabetes Education Program (CDEP) is for individuals 18 and up who have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, or are at risk of developing Pre-diabetes.

Our FREE education classes are for individuals who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. They are held once a week for eight weeks and are taught by trained Health Educators using licensed Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) curriculum. Topics include:
  • Understanding the Human Body
  • Risk Factors
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Physical Activity
  • Nutrition
  • Complications
  • Medications
  • Coping with Diabetes

We also have FREE diabetes prevention classes for individuals who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or are at risk of developing pre-diabetes. The year-long program is held once a week for the first 6 months and then held once a month for the rest of the year. Classes are delivered by a trained Lifestyle Coach who facilitates a CDC-approved curriculum focused in supporting lifestyle balance, healthy eating, physical activity, and motivational support. 
 
Upcoming class dates are as follow:
Education classes (for individuals who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes):

  • Monday, September 11, 2017 9:30am-11:30am             
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:30am-11:30am
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm

Prevention classes (for individuals who have been diagnosed with Pre-diabetes or are at risk of developing Pre-diabetes):

  • Monday, September 11, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017 9:30am-11:30am
Education classes are available in English and Spanish. For more information, or to register, please call (940)761-7975 or register online at Online Registration.