Community Health Network Programs for Diabetes

Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator

We can help you

  • Manage glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels
  • Eat healthier

How it works

Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators - trained Registered Nurses, Registered Dietitians, or Pharmacists - lead individual or group consultations in doctors' offices, pharmacies or dedicated sites.

Who we help

Adults (18+ years old) with diabetes referred by a healthcare provider.

Cost

Covered under some health insurance plans, may require co-pay.

Where to get Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educator

Diabetes Prevention Program

We can help you

  • Eat healthy without giving up all the foods you love.
  • Increase your physical activity.
  • Deal with stress.
  • Lower your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.
  • Lose weight.
  • Feel better and have more energy.
  • Avoid costly medical visits and treatment.
  • Reduce your risk of developing heart, disease, stroke, kidney and liver disease, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and loss of limbs.

How it works

This free or low-cost program can help you achieve your healthier lifestyle goals. The program follows a national, evidence-based curriculum approved by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Group sessions meet once a week for 16 weeks. Continuing support is offered twice a month, then monthly. Learn more about to achieve better health.

You're not alone

Can you change by yourself? Maybe - but you don't have to. We're here to support you. Your coach and other group members are here to help you succeed.

Who we help

Adults (18+ years old) with pre-diabetes or a history of gestational diabetes, or people at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

Cost

Free or low cost

Where to get Diabetes Prevention Program