Pacific Islander Diabetes Prevention Program

The Pacific Islander Diabetes Prevention Program (PI-DPP) is a national program that will build the infrastructure of local organizations to deliver PI-tailored, and CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs (CLCP) to Pacific Islanders, Medicare beneficiaries, and the general population over the course of 5 years from 2017-2022.

CONTACT
Betsy O’Connor, Program Director
Jen Lee, Director of Community Services and Partnerships

FUNDING PARTNER
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

PROJECT GOAL
To build infrastructure to support implementation of CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPPs) through:

  1. Increased availability of DPPs
  2. Increased screening for prediabetes among clinicians
  3. Increase awareness of prediabetes
  4. Targeted enrollment and retention
  5. Increasing benefit coverage for DPP

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