Prevent Diabetes EKY is a storybank and resource for Eastern Kentuckians who are working to prevent or control type 2 diabetes. Scroll down for stories & info, or tap the menu above!
Diabetes Prevention Resources by County:
Did you know? It is possible to slow—or even prevent—type 2 diabetes. Even if it runs in your family. Taking steps to reduce your diabetes risk can also help lower your risk of complications from other serious illnesses (such as COVID-19), and there are folks right here in Eastern Kentucky who want to help. Click on your county above for information on:
local offerings of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP),
Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSMES) classes,
Farmers’ Markets & other wellness programs, and more.
And click here for more information & resources on prediabetes and type 2 diabetes from the Kentucky Department of Public Health.