National Diabetes Prevention Program

Prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal, but not yet diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented in people with prediabetes through effective lifestyle programs.

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a proven program that can help you make modest lifestyle changes and cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by more than half. The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC-approved curriculum highlighted in this short video. 

Participants learn skills to lose weight, increase physical activity, and manage stress. This program Is a one-year-long commitment.  Lifestyle change takes time and requires support to be successful. 

Find out your risk for prediabetes by taking this online screening.

Enroll in an upcoming class here.

For information on Diabetes in Tazewell County click here.

DPP 2023 Flyer