You may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, but there is something you can do about it.

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) assists individuals who are overweight or in the pre-diabetic range to reduce their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. The DPP teaches participants how to maintain a healthy lifestyle that may prevent the onset of Type 2 Diabetes through physical activity and healthy eating. The class is offered in a group setting that allows participants to support and learn from each other. Eligibility for the program is adults 18 years or older and consists of a lab reading in the pre-diabetic range, by having a BMI of 25 or greater, or being deemed eligible by the online risk screener.

There are lots of different Diabetes Prevention Programs in the Wichita area.
Check out the list below and find one that works for you.

Central Plains Area Agency on Aging

With a focus on training adults 55 and older, CPAAA guides participants in the program to help them learn about healthy eating and increasing their physical activity.

For more information, contact us at 1-855-200-2372 or apply for the program by clicking below.

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KU Wichita Internal Medicine

For more information or to enroll, click below.

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Holy Family Medical

For more information or to enroll, click below.

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Derby Recreation Commission

For more information or to enroll, contact Debbie Williams at 316-788-3781.

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