California Health Collaborative Diabetes Education Program

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