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National Diabetes Prevention Program

Program Contact

Kayla Magee

Diabetes Program Coordinator. South Dakota Department of Health. Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Community Health Worker Training Programs


The National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is a partnership of public and private organizations working to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Partners make it easier for people at risk for type 2 diabetes to participate in evidence-based lifestyle change programs to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes. CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs must have Lifestyle Coaches who are trained to use a CDC-approved curriculum and who have the knowledge and skills to effectively deliver the program. The Lifestyle Coach’s ability to support participants, provide guidance, and help groups work together effectively is essential for a successful lifestyle change program.


Both online and in-person training options are available. See next tab for more information about training options.

Training Options

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