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Prediabetes is a health condition in which individuals have higher than normal blood glucose (sugar) levels, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetic. People with prediabetes are at a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. An estimated 86 million Americans, or 1 in 3 adults, has prediabetes. Of those 86 million, 9 out of 10 of them don’t even know they have it! The good news is, if you have prediabetes – you can cut your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in half!
The National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is an evidence-based and cost-effective program that helps prevent Type 2 diabetes, and is endorsed by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is a year-long program that is designed and proven to help people lose weight and make lasting lifestyle changes through developing healthful eating habits, increasing physical activity levels, and reducing stress.
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Want to learn more about prediabetes or the National DPP, cover the program costs for employees, refer your patients to the program, or find classes? Follow the links below.
Follow the links below for additional information regarding prediabetes and the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Each link contains individualized information – whether you are a lifestyle coach or an employer wanting to cover the program costs for employees.