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Who is KRDC?

The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition (KRDC) is a group working to improve the health of people with type 2 diabetes in Bullitt, Shelby, and Henry Counties, Kentucky. We are building a healthier environment for people with diabetes and all citizens. Our goal is to make it easier for people to get good medical care, affordable healthy foods, and safe exercise opportunities. We are community members working to improve the health of our communities, and we want your input! 

Notice of Follow-Up Needs Assessment Survey

The KIPDA Rural Diabetes Coalition or KRDC along with partners from the University of Louisville will begin a Follow-Up Needs Assessment Survey in May and continue the survey through June, July, and August in Bullitt, Henry, and Shelby Counties.  Notification letters were mailed to past participants on May 17th, 2015 from the KIPDA office. 

The first Needs Assessment Survey was completed in 2012 and was used to identify community needs and resources.  The survey provided KRDC with a great amount of information that has helped to better serve the community, especially those with type 2 diabetes. 

Similar to the past Needs Assessment Survey, the Follow-Up Assessment includes a survey that can be completed at home or in a public place.  A trained interviewer will ask participants a variety of questions related to health and diabetes.  The interview should last between an hour and an hour and a half.  Participants will be offered a $20 voucher to purchase approved medical supplies at a participating local pharmacy for their time and participation in the survey.      

Over the next few weeks, participants will receive a phone call from a trained interviewer to see if they are interested in participating in the Follow-Up Assessment Survey.  If they are interested, the interviewer will schedule a time that is convenient to complete the survey. 

If you would like more information or have any questions about KRDC or the Follow-Up Needs Assessment Survey, please contact:

University of Louisville

Anna C. Faul, Ph.D;

Joseph G. D’Ambrosio, Ph.D.;

Pamela A. Yankeelov, Ph.D.;

Lesley Harris, Ph.D.

Kent School of Social Work

Louisville, KY 40292

(502) 852 – 6402



CDC/KIPDA Rural Diabetes Grant

Sarah Slates, Program Manager

11520 Commonwealth Drive

Louisville, KY 40299

(502) 266 – 5571


"Funding for this grant was made possible by the cooperative agreement award number

1U58DP002815-05 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention"




Thursday, September 10 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bullitt County Extension Office

384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, KY  40165  (map)

Working lunch provided with RSVP to admin@krdcoalition.com.

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Thank you for helping us have a very successful National Diabetes Month!