The Georgia Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is a public health program primarily funded through a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT). The Georgia DPCP objectives are guided by a convergence of national objectives including Healthy People 2020 Objectives and state goals.
Georgians living well free of diabetes and its complications within environments with increased access to quality-oriented diabetes care and healthier options where they live, work, play, and learn.
Protecting and Preserving the Eyes, Hearts, Kidneys and Feet of Georgians Living Well with Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes
The mission of the Georgia Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (DPCP) is to reduce diabetes prevalence, disability, and severe diabetes-related complications including: heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, lower extremity amputations (LEAs) and blindness.
Dwana Calhoun, MS, CHES