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.

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

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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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