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National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)

Florida Department of Health in Lake County

Florida Department of Health in Lake County

 

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a 12 month program that consist of 16 weekly one hour core sessions followed by 6 monthly follow‐up sessions that provide tools to:

  • Eat Healthy
  • Be More Active
  • Lose Weight

Pre-diabetes is when your blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as Type 2 diabetes.

You may be at risk for Type 2 Diabetes if you:

  • Are overweight
  • Are 45 years of age or older
  • Have a family history of Type 2 diabetes
  • Are physically active fewer than 3 times per week
  • Had gestational diabetes or gave birth to a baby that weighed more than 9 pounds.

See your doctor to get your blood sugar tested today!

This program is offered free of charge at various locations in Lake County.

For more information or to register for a class, call 3525896424 Option 3 or email lakendppinfo@flhealth.gov