Resources and Links

American Diabetes Association
Find information about diabetes and diabetes prevention, as well as eating and nutritional information, exercise tips, and recipes. Visit website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program
The purpose of the CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP) is to recognize organizations that have shown that they can effectively deliver a lifestyle change intervention program to prevent type 2 diabetes. For more information about the DPRP standards and to learn how to apply for recognition, please visit the website. Visit Website

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) was a major clinical trial, or research study, aimed at discovering whether either diet and exercise or the oral diabetes drug Metformin (Glucophage) could prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in people with Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT). Visit website

National Diabetes Education Program
Home of the National Diabetes Education Program, an organization devoted to the dissemination of the most recent research advancing the cure or treatment of Diabetes. Visit website

NDEP Health Sense
The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) Health Sense website provides easy access to resources for healthy living for individuals at risk for diabetes, as well those who have diabetes. Visit website

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH that provides information about a variety of diabetes related topics for the public. Visit website

Physical Activity Resource Center for Public Health
The Physical Activity Resource Center for Public Health (PARC–PH) is a comprehensive resource center that can provide up–to–date physical activity assessment and intervention information as well as guidance to interested researchers and community members locally, nationally, and internationally. PARC-PH focuses on addressing the assessment and intervention issues surrounding race, ethnicity, and minority populations and issues specific to various age and gender groups. The PARC-PH’s mission is to support physical activity assessment and lifestyle promotion efforts whether as part of a research or community intervention. Visit website.

University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute
The University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute serves as the umbrella organization under which UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh coordinate diabetes prevention, education, treatment, and research.

UPMC Diabetes Centers
UPMC Diabetes Centers are a network of locations – in select UPMC hospitals, endocrinology sites and primary care practices – that provide comprehensive education to those living with diabetes. Find information about diabetes education services offered near you. Visit website.

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