Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention & Education

The Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention and Education (VCDPE) strives to provide evidence-based, high-quality education and training focusing on diabetes prevention and self-management to health care providers. Our goal is to improve quality and accessibility through innovative models of care for persons at risk for or with diabetes. VCDPE has been a unique provider of educational programming in Virginia since 1987, and is affiliated with the UVA Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.


VCDPE Annual Report 2019

In 2019, our Lifestyle coach training trained over 150 coaches from Virginia and around the country, through online and in-person training, focusing mostly in high diabetes risk areas.

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Lifestyle Coaching

We provide Lifestyle Coach Training for the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program. We offer in-person and online trainings, and can accommodate trainings in your area.


Tele-Education Classes

Diabetes Patient Tele-Education has been a large focus of the VCDPE since 2007. The program is a series of four classes offered three times a year via telehealth. The classes are: The Basics of Diabetes, Nutrition Basics, Diabetes Self-Management Skills, and Healthy Eating Lifestyle Changes.

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