Our Mission:

To be the steward for watchful and responsible diabetes care for Kentuckians through prevention, identification, management and education.

Our Vision:

Make Kentucky the best state to live in for those at risk for diabetes, living with diabetes, or affected by diabetes.

Core Values:

  • Connect with other passionate, committed, hard-working diabetes advocates to improve the quality of care for those with or at risk for diabetes.
  • Collaborate with key partners to develop strategies, projects and tools that address common diabetes goals and solve diabetes issues.
  • Coordinate a statewide diabetes coalition to increase diabetes awareness and activities that will help people with or at risk for diabetes.
  • Communicate with policy makers, health professionals, employers, insurance providers and other leaders who make decisions affecting those with or at risk for diabetes.

What We Do

Provide diabetes improvement tools, resources, best practices, networking opportunities, and the latest information for:

  • Health Care Teams
  • Individuals with Diabetes
  • Employers
  • Public and Private Health Plans
  • Community Coalitions
  • Other Organizations and Individuals Passionate About Diabetes

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Membership:

  • KDN welcomes those touched professionally or personally by diabetes to become a member

Membership Benefits:

  • Included in a statewide diabetes contact list to receive the Kentucky Diabetes Connection Newsletter, diabetes news emails, diabetes tools, and more
  • Partnerships and networking
  • Valuable diabetes resources available free of charge
  • Advocate for state and local policy development
  • Enhance job performance through professional and personal growth
  • Expand diabetes knowledge, skills and leadership
  • Influence and celebrate statewide progress in reducing the impact of diabetes and its complications

Member Expectations:

  • Attend two of the four quarterly meetings / year
  • Actively participate and contribute in workgroups and committees
  • Annual membership renewal
  • Promote KDN and other diabetes resources to colleagues, clients and community


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Not Joining KDN?

For those who decide not to join KDN – we invite you to stay connected with what’s happening in diabetes throughout the Commonwealth.

Choose To Stay Connected

For diabetes health care professionals and advocates to be included in a statewide diabetes contact list to receive the Kentucky Diabetes Connection Newsletter, diabetes news emails, diabetes tools, and more – click the CONNECT button below.

Note:

KDN collaborates with the Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (KDPCP) to maintain a statewide diabetes contact list of diabetes health care professionals and advocates.

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Meeting Agendas and Powerpoint Presentations

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LEARN ABOUT

KDN's History, Successes, and Awards

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For This KDN Calendar
ONLY post two types of events here:

  • KDN Meetings and Events such as Diabetes Day at the Capitol
  • Other Diabetes Events, Fundraisers, Expos, Camps, or Special Offerings Happening in Kentucky
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For Other Kentucky Diabetes Resources
diabetes classes, prevention programs, specialists, support groups, professional continuing education, and more:

USE the Kentucky Diabetes Resource Directory
To Add, Edit or Search for a Resource:

Click Here

* = KDN Meetings and Events
* = Other Diabetes Events, Fundraisers, Expos, Camps, or Special Offerings

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