The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) has partnered with the AMA to launch a proactive initiative that will educate New York State physicians on how to initiate clinical practice change and prevent diabetes in patient population. This survey is to ascertain your awareness of the Diabetes Prevention Program.

* 1. Are you a physician in:

* 2. Is your practice located in:

* 3. Which best expresses your medical specialty?

* 4. Number of years in practice:

* 5. Are you currently familiar with the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)?

* 6. Do you currently use the DPP program within your practice?

* 7. Have you ever referred a patient to a community based lifestyle change program?

* 8. Are you interested in implementing a DPP system within your practice? (If yes, please email Carrie Harring at

* 9. Are you currently familiar with the AMA's Prevent Diabetes STAT?

* 10. Do you use the Prevent Diabetes STAT toolkit within your practice?

* 11. What are the existing barriers that you experience that would make it difficult to implement the DPP?

* 12. Are you currently aware that Medicare reimburses for DPP expenses?

* 13. Are you currently aware that Medicaid will be discussing the potential of including DPP reimbursements under their  benefits?

* 14. Does learning this information change your outlook on implementing the DPP program within your practice?