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One in three adults lives with prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you are 5-15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. The National Diabetes Prevention Program showed that type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed with a healthy lifestyle. If you are at high risk, or already have prediabetes, you qualify for this year-long program which includes 16-weekly sessions followed by 6-8 monthly sessions.
To participate in the NDPP, a person must be overweight and have prediabetes, or be at high risk.
High risk is defined as having a combination of risk factors such as:
Prediabetes is determined by one of the following blood test results:
Take the Diabetes Risk Test.
Registration is no longer being accepted for sessions in 2016. For information on future classes, please call 610-738-2300.
Last Updated: 3/8/2016