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What is the National Diabetes Prevention Program?

The National DPP lifestyle change program is founded on the science of the Diabetes Prevention Program research study, and several translation studies that followed, which showed that making modest behavior changes helped people with prediabetes lose 5% to 7% of their body weight and reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58% (71% for people over 60 years old). The National DPP’s lifestyle change program:

Is a year-long, structured program (in-person group, online, or combination) consisting of:

An initial six-month phase offering a minimum of 16 sessions over 16–24 weeks and

A second six-month phase offering a minimum of one session a month (at least six sessions).

Is facilitated by a trained Lifestyle Coach.

Uses a CDC-approved curriculum.

Includes regular opportunities for direct interaction between the Lifestyle Coach and participants.

Focuses on behavior modification, managing stress, and peer support.

Idaho National Diabetes Prevention Program Network Opportunity

If you didn't get a chance to join us on December 8, 2022 for the webinar, you can watch the recording below.

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Future Idaho National Diabetes Prevention Program Network Opportunities:

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 11am PT/12 pm MT

Tuesday, March7, 2023, 11am PT/12 pm MT

Thursday, May 11, 2023, 11am PT/12 pm MT

Resources for Idaho Diabetes Prevention Programs

New! MDPP Supplier Learning Series Part 1 and Part 2

Description of MDPP Supplier Learning Series’ Billing Workshops (Part 1 and Part 2): Two 90-minute virtual workshops that walk CDC-recognized organizations interested in becoming MDPP suppliers and/or existing MDPP suppliers through how their CMS enrollment application affects billing as well as the process for submitting a successful MDPP claim to CMS. During the Workshops, we will address questions submitted in the registration process. Please note, there will not be live Q&A during the Workshops. We strongly recommend you plan review the Part 1 recording (originally aired on September 22, 2021) before attending Part 2, however it is not required.


Please note, there will be prework assigned for the Billing Workshop. All those that register will receive an email with prework documents that your organization will need to complete prior to the Billing Workshop. This prework may not be applicable to state health departments but will still be sent for awareness.



Updated prediabetes and diabetes screening recommendation from US Preventive Services Task Force

Revised Requirements in the 2021 DPRP Standards

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