NYAIL is partnering with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) to expand the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) to New Yorkers with disabilities. NACDD is one of 10 national organizations that has received funding from the Center for Disease Control to expand the DPP program to underserved areas and priority populations.

As NACDD’s state partner in New York, NYAIL subcontracts with three-member ILCs to offer the DPP program to people with disabilities in four counties identified as being underserved by DPP: 

Westchester Independent Living Center, serving Putnam county
Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley, serving Greene county
Resource Center for Independent Living, serving Fulton and Montgomery counties

Each center has a trained Lifestyle Coach on staff that is offering the program throughout the local community using the “Prevent T2 for All” inclusive curricula.  

To learn more about the National Diabetes Prevention Program, visit CDC’s website.