DPP Lifestyle Coach Network Newsletter

March 2021
National Nutrition Month: Nutrition Resources
March is National Nutrition Month!

National Nutrition Month was initiated in 1973 by the American Dietetic Association (now the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) to promote the profession, as there was growing public interest for in nutrition at the time.

Here is a picture from the 1983 National Nutrition Month marketing campaign. This cartoon is still relevant today. For those participating in a DPP, as well as those on their own health journey, balancing the foods that our bodies need can be challenging.

Check out these resources to help you and your participants become more informed about foods to "juggle" to be the healthiest version of you!
Diabetes Alert Day!
Join the DAC for a special North Carolina Diabetes Alert Day Virtual Launch Event

March, 23, 2021
11:30 am

This webinar will discuss prediabetes and diabetes in NC, provide an overall review of the North Carolina's Guide to Diabetes Prevention and management 2020, and address actions that individuals/organizations can take to decrease the burden of diabetes in NC.
CDC's New DPP Virtual Recruitment Toolkit
The CDC’s Virtual Recruitment Toolkit has been posted to the Customer Service Center (CSC)
This toolkit is a resource for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) that helps CDC-recognized organizations seek guidance on how to effectively recruit program participants in a virtual or remote environment. The toolkit comprises resources, tips, and examples of organizations that have found creative ways to market their programs.

Please note that the toolkit’s hyperlinks do not work in download/preview mode. You must download the document and view it from your desktop to open any hyperlinks.
DiabetesFreeNC Resources
FREE Lifestyle Coach Guides
The DPP Lifestyle Coach Guide: Innovative Strategies for North Carolina Diabetes Prevention Programs is a best-practice guide for CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coaches and Program Coordinators.

View an electronic copy here.
Start Receiving Referrals from the DPP Navigator
Learn more about the DPP Navigator and how you can start receiving referrals to your program in this webinar.
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