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.

Telehealth Use, Interest and Barriers Survey Reports in Virginia, 2019

National Diabetes Prevention Programs Report

VCDPE reached out to the 37 organizations that lead in-person National DPPs to assess their use, interest in and barriers to using telehealth for delivering the program.
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Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support Programs Report

VCDPE reached out to 35 DSMES Programs to assess their use, interest in and barriers to using telehealth for delivering DSMES.
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Key Findings from Providers

Only 8% of National DPPs and 14% of DSMES programs in Virginia use Telehealth. 75% of National DPPs and 97% of DSMES programs would like training on telehealth.
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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 Diabetes Self-Management Skills, and Healthy Eating Lifestyle Changes.

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