This workgroup focuses on evidence-based strategies for the prevention of type 2 diabetes and seeks to partner with other organizations and entities also working on this issue. Efforts include:
- Raising awareness of prediabetes among the public, healthcare professionals,work sites, communities, etc.
- Promotion of evidence-based lifestyle change programs – particularly the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
- Facilitate referrals/referral mechanisms to DPP programs
- Promote/facilitate training opportunities for lifestyle coaches
- Work with partners to create/facilitate reimbursement strategies