DPP Lifestyle Coach Network Newsletter

August 2020
Newsletter Highlights
NEW Lifestyle Coach Network Webinar Available
Educating and Supporting North Carolina's DPP Lifestyle Coaches
Webinar recording now available!
FREE Food Model Kits for DPP Classes
FREE DPP Advanced Lifestyle Coach Training
Calories, Fats and Carbs Oh My!
Tuesday August 18, 2020 1:00pm-2:30pm EST
DiabetesFreeNC Resources for Lifestyle Coaches
NEW DPP Lifestyle Coach Webinar Available
August DPP Lifestyle Coach Network Webinar

“Educating and Supporting North Carolina’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Lifestyle Coaches”

During this webinar select program coordinators from NC DPP organizations discuss barriers, challenges and successes regarding recruitment, enrollment, program delivery and retention during COVID-19.
The DPP Lifestyle Coach Network webinars are coordinated by the NC Division of Public Health to provide diabetes prevention program resources and promote a statewide knowledge exchange platform for diabetes prevention program lifestyle coaches.
Food Model Kits
Are you interested in a FREE food model kit
for your DPP Class?
The Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health (CCCPH) Branch at the NC Division of Public Health is offering your DPP organization a free food model kit to use during in-person or virtual DPP classes.

Kits are available on a first come first served basis.

If you are interested in a list of kit contents and/or would like to have a kit mailed to your organization, please send an email with the program coordinator/lifestyle coach name and office mailing address to Kristie.hicks@dhhs.nc.gov
DPP Advanced Lifestyle Coach Training
Upcoming Webinar:
DTTAC: "Calories, Fats and Carbs, Oh My!"
Tuesday August 18 from 1:00pm-2:30pm EST
Register for this webinar HERE
The NC Division of Public Health is pleased to offer a unique opportunity for trained and practicing lifestyle coaches offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) to participate in a series of FREE advanced lifestyle coach training webinars.These trainings are made available to you by Emory’s Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center (DTTAC) and Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES). These trainings are designed to complement your National DPP lifestyle coach training and to enhance competencies as a trained lifestyle coach. Use the registration links below, to access the trainings for free.

**Access to these free trainings and online series expires on September 30th, please register and watch any DTTAC recordings or complete online modules (ADCES) as soon as possible.**
DiabetesFreeNC Resources
DiabetesFreeNC has a page full of
 information and resources just for you!
The DiabetesFreeNC Lifestyle Coach landing page was created with Lifestyle Coaches and DPPs in mind to provide resources exclusively for North Carolina DPP Lifestyle Coaches.

Landing Page includes:
  • Lifestyle Coach Network Webinars
  • Support for enrollment and program delivery
  • DPP Lifestyle Coach Guide
  • Monthly e-newsletter and more
DiabetesFreeNC now has a monthly e-newsletter that will be sent to all DPP organizations, featuring statewide updates and support from the NC Division of Public Health.

Questions? Please contact Kristie Hicks at Kristie.hicks@dhhs.nc.gov
What is DiabetesFreeNC and the DPP Navigator?

Learn more about the DPP Navigator in the April Lifestyle Coach Network Webinar HERE

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