California Health Collaborative offers two types of programs, diabetes prevention (DPP) and management classes (DEEP) throughout Fresno County.

DEEP educates and empowers people with diabetes through a six-week diabetes management class series. These classes focus on the following:

■          Diabetes risk: factors

■          Complications

■          Nutrition

■          Physical activity

■          Use of glucose meter and medications

■          Building partnership with a diabetes healthcare team

■          Psychological effects of illness

Classes are available in both English and Spanish. No doctor referral is required.

The diabetes self-management classes are held in health centers, schools, community centers, apartments, etc. Currently, classes are available online. To learn about the upcoming diabetes self-management classes, please contact Gina Falcon at (559) 244-4544.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Partnering with Solera and Saint Agnes Medical Center, the California Health Collaborative hosts the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) to prevent type 2 diabetes in at-risk individuals. To participate in this 12-month program, the following is required:

  • Be at least 18 years old and
  • Have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes

Classes are held in various locations throughout the community, as well as virtually.  To see if you are eligible to participate, please call (559) 244-4554 or visit

For more information, please visit the California Health Collaborative webpage.

Contact Information:

Director of Program Services: Brandi Muro, MPH
Phone: (559) 244-4512

Program Coordinator: Gina Falcon
Phone: (559) 244-4544

Program Coordinator: Julie Ruiz
Phone: (559) 244-4554