Events, Classes & Groups

Diabetes Prevention Program

  • Eisenhower Medical Center, Probst Building
  • By Appointment Only

In this Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), participants learn ways to:

  • Eat healthy
  • Increase physical activity
  • Problem solve
  • Reduce stress
  • Lose at least 5 to7%of starting weight

REQUIRED Eligibility:

  • 12-month commitment
  • Be at least 18 years old; and
  • BMI ≥ 25 or greater (≥ 23 for Asian) and have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • Have a blood test result in the prediabetes range within the past year:
    • Hemoglobin A1c of 5.7-6.4%
    • Fasting plasma glucose of 100-125 mg/dl

This is a 12-month commitment to a program designed for people with prediabetes.Your lifestyle coach and other group members can help you succeed!

Plese discuss with your provider to order a fasting glucose and hemoglobin A1c to see if you qualify. 

For more information, please contact Marielena Cid, MSN, RN, CDCES, Diabetes Education Services Manager, at 760-837-8718, or