Diabetes Education Program

Who We Are

The Diabetes Education Program (DEP) of the California Health Collaborative provides diabetes prevention and self-management classes at no cost to the residents of Fresno County. The DEP aims to educate and empower people with diabetes and pre-diabetes to improve overall glucose control and reduce the incidence of diabetes-related health complications.

The DEP utilizes the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) curriculum to assist individuals with diabetes to improve their self-management skills.

DEEP consist of six, two-hour long sessions that address:

  • Understanding the human body
  • Diabetes risk factors and complications
  • Meal portion control
  • Importance of physical activity
  • Maintaining a healthy weight

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Brandi Muro, MPH Senior Director of Programs

Julie Ruiz Program Coordinator

Gina Falcon Program Coordinator


Ask the Facilitor

Questions about diabetes? Ask the facilitator of our Diabetes Prevention and Management Classes.

    Note: Facilitator cannot answer medical questions, or provide medical advice.