CDC has a five-year initiative is to build out the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) infrastructure in underserved areas, to ensure that all adults with prediabetes or at high risk for type 2 diabetes have the opportunity to enroll in a CDC-recognized evidence-based lifestyle change program. Applicants for funding to collaborate in this initiative must be national or regional organizations with affiliate sites in at least three states, have experience offering either the CDC-recognized lifestyle change program or equivalent, be able to enroll at least 1000 participants in underserved areas in year 1, and have experience working with Medicare beneficiaries and at least one minority group. Find full details at https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/programs/national-dpp-foa/index.html .
CDC will hold an Applicant Orientation Webinar April 26, 2017, and a DPP Informational Webinar May 3, z017. Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/1705foa .