KDPCP Notes 
February 2022

Happy Valentines Day!
Be sure to read the notes this month.
There are a lot of diabetes related events and opportunites happening!

Don't miss the: 
Local Health Department Call

10:00 AM EST February 23, 2022  
Topic: Important FY23 Funding information and Request for Application 
Password: KDPCP 
Or Telephone:USA 713 353 0212, USA 8888227517 (US Toll Free) 
Conference code: 17643
Quarterly report links to REDCap were sent by email. They are due by February 15th. Here is a tutorial to watch if you need assistance.

Inside the Notes this Month:

  • Virtual Diabetes Day at the Capitol
  • February is Kentucky Heart Month!
    For more information contact the Kentucky Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program at or call 502-564-7996

  • Kentucky Office of Community Health Workers (KOCHW) This is the new name for the program fomerly known as the Kentucky Community Health Worker Porgram 
  • Promote March 22, 2022 as Diabetes Alert Day

  • Lots of Free Continuing Education Hours
Listen to the LHD Call Recording from January 26, 2022
January KDPCP Notes

Newly Released 2021 Diabetes Report 
Download the full copy of the newly released 2021 Diabetes Report for current data and plan of action for Kentucky. Download the  Executeve Summary

Join Diabetes Day at the Capitol
Virtual event on February 16, 2022
  • When: 8:15-11am EST(Registration is at the beginning!)
  • Where: VIRTUAL
  • What to look forward to: Learning about which bills KDN supports,hearing from speakers about statewide prevention efforts, and joining in with our legislators in making our voices heard!
  • Wear RED! In support of our diabetes message.
Whether you have diabetes or are affected diabetes... all are welcome.


National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) Report to Congress on Leveraging Federal Programs to Prevent and Control Diabetes and Its Complications 2021 This is the first updated to this document since 1974

Pamphlet Library Materials

See the list of available items to order
KDPCP Website

Kentucky Diabetes Connection Newsletter

Sign up for Kentucky Diabetes Connection Newsletter

Use Social Media to Promote Diabetes Alert Day

  • Upload it as a Zoom background
  • Post on Instagram and Facebook
  • Download as website computer banner
  • Email if you would like animated versions of the social media post or banner

March 22, 2022 is The American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day®

Observed annually on the fourth Tuesday in March since 1986, the Diabetes Alert Day focuses on understanding your risk of developing diabetes and how serious it is. Kentucky Diabetes Network is embracing the theme of prevention throughout the year with the theme "Prevent Type 2 in '22". Down load the social media files and zoom background to help spread the awareness of how serious diabetes is and for eople to know there risk.

Join the next meeting in person or from your home/office on  March 4, 2022 10-3:00 p.m. EST to learn more about Social Determinants of Health (SDH) with focus on Health Equity

Register for the KDN Hybrid Meeting
Join the March 4th KDN meeting to learn more about the launch of this exciting project and how you can get your community involved.
KDN Website
Follow KDN on facebook

2022 National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support download


Updated Map of DSMES Locations in Kentucky
Online DSMES Calendar-Thank you for making referrals to DSMES.
Diabetes Care Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2022

ADA Professional Portal
to acess free professional diabetes education opportunities.
Advanced Coach Training now required by CDC DPRP standards! Join us for an upcoming 1-hour Advanced Coach Training opportunity sponsored by KDPCP and FREE to KY DPP coaches and coordinators (a $40 value)!
  • Prevention Priorities: Identifying & Reaching Priority Populations - DTTAC AdvanceTM  Webinar
  • Thursday, March 10th, from 1:00-2:00pm ET/12:00-1:00pm CT


Register with code KY22Web here

National DPP Coverage Toolkit
Updated MAP of DPP Locations in Kentucky
Follow Appalshop's Diabetes Prevention Media and Interviews at

The Asoociation of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist is the leading association dedicated to diabetes education.
  • Join or renew membership discount code KY135.  Membership Information
  • FREE Danatech Device Training: Getting to Know the FreeStyle Libre 2 System - Optimizing Outcomes for Adult and Pediatric Diabetes Management Register No CEU
  • FREE Putting Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) into Practice: Certificate Program Register 7.5 CEU
  • FREE The New Frontier of Interchangeable Biosimilar Insulins Register No CEU
ADCES Website
Mark Your Calendars!
February 17 at 6:30pm: Moms Dinner Meet-Up at 80/20 @ Kaelin's in Louisville RSVP to

March 3 at 6:30pm: Moms Dinner Meet-Up at Drake's Hamburg in Lexington RSVP to

March 8 at 7:00pm: Parents' Educational Series - Managing Toddlers with Diabetes  Register Here

March 17 at 6:30pm: Moms Dinner Meet-Up at Lou Lou Food & Drink in Louisville  RSVP to

March 25 - 27: Teen Camp at Camp Horsin Around in Perryville

April 16 from 10am - 2pm: KY Diabetes Family Day at the University of Kentucky

May 8 - 9: Family Camp at Aldersgate Camp in Ravenna
Lifescan Diabetes Institute:
  • Helping Your Diabetes Patients Stay Healthy Asessing and Preventing Compications Thursday February 24, 2022 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST Register
American Diabetes Association:

FREE CEU Opportunity

Children's Environmental Health Webinar Series

2021 Children's Environmental Health Summit - Free CEUs available!

Recordings from our 6th Annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit (held on October 14th, 2021) are now available on Southern AHEC’s Learning Management System ( ). Continuing education is available for nursing, community health workers, CHES, EILA, TRIS and Registered Sanitarians.

  • Safer Cleaning & Disinfecting in Early Learning Environments
  • Play Streets: Build Environment/Physical Activity
  • Eliminating Lead Take Home Exposures
  • Finding Balance: Building Healthy Environments & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Wastewater Epidemiology
  • Indoor Insects: Pesticides, Allergens & Emerging Contaminants
  • Climate, Equity and Children’s Health: Intertwined Problems and Strategies

The webinars are free and provide free continuing education credit is being given for nursing, community health workers, registered sanitarians and community health education specialists.  The target audience includes: administrators, decision/policymakers, teachers, child care personnel, pediatricians, nurses, academicians, environmental educators, providers, community health workers, and state and local public health staff who help assure a safe school, home, play, preschool and community environment for children.  

 Please feel free to share this information with your contacts and partner agencies.

This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program · 275 E Main St · Frankfort, KY 40601-2321 · USA