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National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
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National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

Start Date
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Time
6:45-8 p.m.

Registration Required

Continues for 16 Wednesdays.

You must meet the requirements for this class. An instructor will contact you to review your eligibility.

Fee: $299

The cost includes the six follow up sessions that occur after the 16 weeks. A discounted fitness option
is offered through the YMCA.

Location: West Chester YMCA
605 Airport Road
West Chester, PA 19380

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:

  • being overweight or obese (BMI >24, or >22 if Asian)
  • family history of diabetes
  • gestational diabetes
  • inactivity

Prediabetes is determined by one of the following blood test results:

  • Fasting plasma glucose between 100 and 125 mg/dL
  • A1c between 5.7% and 6.4%
  • 2-hour plasma glucose between 140 to 199 mg/dL

Take the Diabetes Risk Test.

If you are interested and think you might be eligible to participate, please complete the online registration, or call our Call Center at 610.738.2300. You will then receive a phone call from an instructor to go over your eligibility prior to finalizing your registration with payment.

Fee: $299

Last Updated: 2/11/2015