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Implement a Lifestyle Change Program (for Professionals)

Find what you need to start or sustain a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program that can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

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By offering such a program, your organization can play a vital role in the national effort to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and improve the &overall health and well-being of participants.

Whether your organization or tribe is still deciding whether to offer a program, is ready to get started, or has been offering a program for years, you’ll find helpful tools and resources here.

In This Section…

Learn about curriculum requirements and download a CDC-developed curriculum in English or Spanish.

Why Offer a Program?
Read about health and other benefits of offering a CDC-recognized diabetes prevention lifestyle change program.

Requirements for CDC Recognition
Learn what standards lifestyle change programs must meet for CDC recognition.

Apply for CDC Recognition
Ready to offer a lifestyle change program? Apply for CDC recognition today!

Curricula and Handouts
Learn about curriculum requirements and download the new Prevent T2 curriculum in English or Spanish.

Staffing and Training
Lifestyle change programs require trained lifestyle coaches, a program coordinator, and someone to prepare and submit data to CDC.

Prevent T2 Marketing Resources for Recruiting and Retaining
Tools and guidance from CDC will help you encourage people to sign up and complete your CDC-recognized lifestyle change program.

Resources for Addressing Specific Populations
Toolkits, materials, and other resources for implementing a lifestyle change program with American Indians/Alaska Natives, Hispanic Latinos, and others.

Keys to Success: Resources for Organizations
The Keys to Success section offers resources necessary to help your organization execute a successful prevention program. It contains the welcome guide and video, a series of tip sheets, and video tutorials.

Questions and Support
Find answers to commonly asked questions, and learn how to get help if you need it.

Submitting Evaluation Data
All programs must submit evaluation data yearly. Learn what’s required and upload your data here.

Testimonials from Program Providers
Hear what organizations and lifestyle coaches say about CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs.

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