Prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal, but not yet diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented in people with prediabetes through effective lifestyle programs.
The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a proven program that can help you make modest lifestyle changes and cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by more than half. The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC-approved curriculum highlighted in this short video.
Participants learn skills to lose weight, be more physically active, and manage stress. This program Is a one-year long commitment. Lasting changes take time and need as much support as possible.
Find out your risk for prediabetes by taking this online screening.
New locations for classes are being considered! If you are interested in more information about this program fill out this form and someone from TCHD will contact you.
If you are interested in hosting a Lunch & Learn at your business so clients, customers, employees and/or community members can learn about this program, or if you are interested in being a host for our next location, please fill out this form.