KDN Workgroups

KDN has four active workgroups that develop strategic priorities
to improve diabetes outcomes across Kentucky.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Support Workgroup

Co-Chair:

Kim DeCoste

kim.decoste@ky.gov

Co-Chair:

Purpose

 

The Diabetes Self Management Education Support Workgroup focus is communicating across the state the value of self-management education, delaying and preventing complications, and linking people with diabetes to existing educational programs

Goals

Increase, Promote, and Facilitate:

  • Communicate the value of DSMES to providers by developing and distributing an infographic throughout the state to medical providers. 
  • Communicate the value of DSMES to consumers by using a designated infographic throughout the state. 

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Diabetes Self-Management Education Support Workgroup Objectives:

                 Communication is critical to help improve quality of life for a person with diabetes and lessen the financial burden of daily diabetes care costs.  This workgroup focus includes linking people impacted by diabetes to educational program and diabetes resources which can help delay and preventing complications,  Daily management of diabetes with healthy lifestyle changes is key to help someone improve general well being and personal  life satisfaction.  

 

                                                

 

DSME Mapping:

DSMES Kentucky MAP - 

DSMES Kentucky Certified Program Listing 
                                                                        

Diabetes Self-Management Education Support Workgroup

Tools and Resources

Diabetes Self Management/Support  workgroup has developed tools to promote classes. Feel free to use this as a marketing tool.   The documents have been designed to be individualized for your own specific location,

Consumer Infographic

Provider Infographic

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KDN Workgroups

KDN has four active workgroups that develop strategic priorities
to improve diabetes outcomes across Kentucky.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Workgroup

Co-Chair:

Co-Chair:

Purpose

This page is under construction.

Goals

Increase, Promote, and Facilitate:

  • Awareness of and screening for PREDIABETES
  • Evidence-based lifestyle change programs such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
  • Referrals to DPP
  • Training opportunities for DPP coaches
  • DPP reimbursement strategies

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Diabetes Prevention Workgroup Efforts Include:

Sharing ideas, information, successes, and barriers among healthcare professionals, payers, employers, the public and other interested advocates to expand DPP availability across Kentucky

BY INCREASING THE:

  • Public service awareness messages about PREDIABETES, the need to be screened, and the availability of DPP
  • Number of healthcare professionals who provide screening and referral for PREDIABETES
  • Number of Kentucky CDC-recognized DPP organizations and supporting their sustainability
  • Tracking and sharing of DPP locations and class offerings
  • Attendance at DPP sessions
  • Coverage of DPP as a health benefit... and more

Diabetes Prevention Program

Tools and Resources

The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is an evidence-based program proven to prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes. DPP is designed for people with PREDIABETES or at high risk for developing diabetes.

Find local, state, and national DPP resources here.

CLICK HERE
Download PDF files by clicking on your selection.

Annual Workplans:

2017 Workplan
2016 Workplan
ARCHIVED AGENDAS AND MINUTES:
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