The CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program offers scientifically proven programs to help you reverse prediabetes.
Over the course of about 22 one-hour sessions delivered across the year, you’ll work with a trained lifestyle coach and a small support group of people who are all working to reverse prediabetes. You’ll learn how to make better food choices, be more physically active and find helpful ways to cope with problems and stress. Learning these healthy habits can make a huge impact on the rest of your life. And if you can’t join the meetings in person, that’s okay, because you can join an online program.
This is a highly successful program to motivate and support people with prediabetes to make practical, real-life changes and cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by more than half.
The hundreds of organizations across the U.S. that offer these programs are focused on one thing only—positive results. So use our program locator to find one near you.
Would I qualify for the National Diabetes Prevention Program?
Usually, your doctor can tell you if you qualify. It’s generally based on your body mass index (which is based on your height and weight), your blood sugar levels (determined by a blood test), your age (you must be 18 or older), and whether you have a history of gestational diabetes (meaning you developed diabetes when you were pregnant). You may also qualify based on results from the online risk test.
Is there an out-of-pocket cost for the National Diabetes Prevention Program?
Costs for the program are often covered by insurance providers or employers. For some people, there may be a cost. Check with your insurance provider or employer to see if the program is a covered benefit for you.
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