Top

National Diabetes Prevention Program-Online

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

National Diabetes Prevention Program-Online

June 16, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Free
Go For Bold a movement and a passion dedicated to a healthy Washington county

National DPP is developed by the CDC and Prevention that has been shown to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in those who are at high risk.

If you are overweight or have prediabetes, participate in our CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change program.

What: National Diabetes Prevention Program – Online

Starts: Wednesday, June 16 at 1:30 pm

Duration: 16 core sessions are held weekly for one hour then participants will attend post core sessions one hour once a month for 6 months.

Where: The comfort of your home! (We are offering this workshop virtually)

This curriculum will address:

  • How to eat healthy without giving up all the food you love.
  • How to add physical activity to your life, even if you don’t think you have time .
  • How to cope with challenges that can derail your hard work-like how to choose healthy food when eating out.
  • How to get back on track if you stray from your plan- because everyone slips now and then.
  • During the post core part of this program, participants will enhance the skills they’ve learned so changes can be maintained.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for this CDC recognized lifestyle change program, you must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be overweight (body mass index above 24, or 22 if you are Asian)
  • Have NOT been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • NOT pregnant

In addition, you must meet ONE of the following criteria:

Have had a recent blood test in the prediabetes range, which includes one of the following tests and results:

  • Hemoglobin A1C is between 5.7%-6.4%
  • Fasting plasma glucose is between 110-125mg/dl

All participants will be required to complete a National Diabetes Prevention Program Intake form and participant agreement form by no later than June 11, 2021.

For additional information, please contact the Washington County Commission on Aging, Inc. 301-790-0275 or email ktorsiello@wccoaging.org

Details

Date:
June 16, 2021
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-diabetes-prevention-program-online-tickets-154757950195

Upcoming Community Events View All Events

Go For Bold a movement and a passion dedicated to a healthy Washington county
December 8 @ 1:30 pm

Meritus Health Weekly Diabetes Support Group

Hosted By: Meritus Health
Event Details
Go For Bold a movement and a passion dedicated to a healthy Washington county
December 15 @ 1:30 pm

Meritus Health Weekly Diabetes Support Group

Hosted By: Meritus Health
Event Details
Go For Bold a movement and a passion dedicated to a healthy Washington county
December 17 @ 9:00 am

Body & Soul Healthy Lifestyle Program

Hosted By: Meritus Community Health Education & Outreach
Event Details

The Latest News View All News

November 21, 2022

Maintain, Not Gain Challenge

Read More
May 4, 2022

HWC FY22 Community Health Needs Assessment

Read More
September 22, 2021

National Family Meals Month

Read More