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):

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 8:30am-10:30am (English)
  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 6pm-8pm (English)

  • Diabetes education classes in Spanish: TBD (to be determined). We are currently enrolling. Please call for more information.

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

  • TBD (to be determined). We are currently enrolling. Please call for more information.
Education classes are available in English and Spanish.
For more information, please call or register online at Online Registration.

  • Patricia Trejo (940) 761-7975
  • Marissa McDaniel (940) 761-6891
  • Amy Simmons (940) 761-7918