Benefits to Your Practice

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Referring patients to a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program helps reinforce the important advice that you give them during their visits. Because CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs use a research-based curriculum and trained coaches, you can trust that your patients are receiving evidence-based information about weight loss, diet, exercise, and other important lifestyle changes. Once they’ve enrolled in the program, you may even find that their increased knowledge saves you time during office visits.

Many of the prediabetes tools provided on this site are linked with Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education (PI CME). Read more about the Prediabetes PI CMEexternal icon from the American Medical Association (AMA).

Following a M.A.P. to Diabetes Prevention for Your Practice pdf icon[PDF-315KB] can help your practice achieve Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition, as well as meaningful useexternal icon of your electronic medical record. It supports PCMH recognition via Standard 4: Self-Care Support, B. Provide Referrals to Community Resources.

Page last reviewed: March 5, 2019