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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