VIRTUAL - Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Lifestyle Coach Training

Led by a Master Lifestyle Coach, this virtual live four-day, in-depth workshop guides you through CDC's PreventT2 curriculum and arms you with resources to lead your own successful prevention program.
  • Thursdays, January 21, January 28, February 4, February 11 from 8:30am - 12:30pm
  • Attendance is required at all four virtual training days for completion.
  • Cost is $600 per person
  • TO REGISTER: CONTACT SUZANNE POVINELLI AT 248-849-2518 or suzanne.povinelli@ascension.org
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 12, 2021 in order to receive training materials
  • Payment is required prior to attendance and must be received by January 12, 2021
View DPP Lifestyle Coach Training (pdf)

Registration Form (doc)

What is a Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach?

A person passionate about diabetes prevention who is equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver a successful diabetes prevention program in their community.

DPAC Forum Presentations and Recording

The conference provides a forum for networking, education and the release of the 2021-2025 Michigan Diabetes Improvement Plan. This will be the first chance to see the focus of MDHHS programs and partnership opportunities.

2020 DPAC Forum

American Diabetes Association
Mental Health Provider Directory

The American Diabetes Association Mental Health Provider Directory lists mental health professionals in your area that have completed specialized training to meet the mental health needs of those living with diabetes.

Find professionals in your area, or Telemedicine options.

Are you a mental health professional that is interested in the provider training? View the available provider training dates.

Diabetes and COVID-19

We know that managing diabetes can be difficult, particularly during a stressful time. Here is some information on COVID-19 and diabetes.

People with diabetes are not more likely to get COVID-19 than the general population, but individuals with diabetes do face a higher chance of experiencing serious complications if they contract COVID-19

  • Plan ahead for your insulin needs.
  • Consider using mail order if that is an option through your insurance.
  • During this state of emergency some insurers are waiving the early medication refill limits on 30-day prescriptions. Call your insurer to find out.
  • Manufacturers are not reporting that COVID-19 is impacting access to insulin and other supplies.
  • If you need assistance or information on resources, visit InsulinHelp.org.
  • As always, people with diabetes should have a plan for sick days and emergencies.

Additional COVID-19 Information

Information from CDC

Information from the State of Michigan

Information from the American Diabetes Association

Project Power - American Diabetes Association

PROJECT POWER is the American Diabetes Association® initiative to slow the trajectory of childhood obesity through health promotion, nutrition education, increased physical activity and family involvement to prevent obesity, type 2 diabetes and its complications for youth ages 7 - 13.