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The Diabetes Education Empowerment Program (DEEP) was developed to provide community residents with the tools to better manage their diabetes in order to reduce complications and lead healthier, longer lives. *Spanish Speaking Focused*
Implemented throughout the State by Minority Health Coalitions, local health departments, and health care organizations.
The DPP designed by the Indiana University School of Medicine, to aid in the prevention of diabetes to those at-risk individuals who are considered to have prediabetes. The program is led by certified DPP instructors and meets for 16-weeks in a group setting where personal lifestyle goals are set for each individual.
The two major goals of the DPP lifestyle intervention are:
Currently implemented by the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, the YMCA of Monroe County, the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, the YMCA of Michiana and the Kosciusko Community YMCA .
This evidence-based exercise program helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independent lives. Based on solid research and tested at over 400 sites around the country, EnhanceFitness focuses on stretching, flexibility, balance, low impact aerobics, and strength training exercises — everything health professionals say that people need to maintain health and function as they grow older.
Implemented throughout the State administered by 12 of the 16 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA).
Implemented throughout the State administered by the 16 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) and Minority Health Coalitions.