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Diabetes Prevention Program

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Temple’s Diabetes Prevention Program is for people who have pre-diabetes (meaning they do not yet have diabetes). During the program’s 25 classroom sessions, a trained lifestyle coach will teach you and a small group of classmates about:

  • How to make healthier food choices
  • The importance of staying physically active
  • Other behavior changes that can help prevent diabetes

This year-long program starts with 16 weekly sessions for the first 6 months. That is followed by 2 sessions per month for the second 6 months.

Program Goals

The goals of the Diabetes Prevention Program are to: 

  • Lose 5% - 7% of your body weight

  • Gradually increase your physical activity to 150 minutes per week

Meet Our Diabetes Educators

All classes are taught by Temple Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists. Visit our diabetes education team page to learn more about each of our educators.