About The Program
The Diabetes Prevention Program focuses on lifestyle modifications. Individuals will learn throughout the program how to make and sustain lifestyle changes to help prevent or delay diabetes with the assistance of a trained lifestyle coach who will provide participants the help and support. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a yearlong program that meet weekly for one-hour session for 6 months. During the second 6 months, you will meet up to twice a month for one-hour session. Participants will learn how to adapt to a heathier lifestyle. Topic include: eating healthier, self monitoring of weight, adding physical activity to your life, coping with stress, managing life challenges, and tracking your progress. Research has found that after 10 years, people who have completed a diabetes prevention lifestyle progra, were 33 % less likely to develop diabetes.