Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

What is DPP?

(DPP) Diabetes Prevention Program is a research-based, 12 month program, that focuses on healthy eating and physical activity. Research shows that those with prediabetes who take part in a structured lifestyle change program can cut their risk of developing type II diabetes by 58%!

Program Eligibility

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Have a body mass index above 24, or 22 if you are Asian
  • Have not been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • Not be pregnant

To find out if you're at risk for type II diabetes, take the online test.

What You'll Learn?

How To:

  • Eat healthy without giving up all the foods you love
  • Add physical activity to your life, even if you don't think you have time
  • Deal with stress
  • Cope with challenges that can derail your hard work-like how to choose healthy food when eating out
  • Get back on track if you stray from your plan-because everyone slips now and then
  • Enhance the skills learned so you can maintain the changes you've made.


I'd like to think that I'm living a better lifestyle now that I've lost weight. I feel better and I know that my chances of living a healthy life are better because of this program.- DPP Participant

Make a Change for a Life