Diabetes Prevention
Lifestyle Change Program

Diabetes Lifestyle Change Program

Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Diabetes Prevention program is a lifestyle change program that is adapted from the National Diabetes Prevention Program curriculum. This curriculum has been shown to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in high risk patients. 

Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s virtual program offers participants lifestyle coaches to help you learn new skills, encourage you to set and meet goals, and keep you motivated. The coaches will also facilitate online discussions and help make the program fun and engaging. 


Are you at risk?

Prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal, but not yet diabetes. Diabetes is a serious disease, which can cause heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, or loss of toes, feet or legs.  Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or prevented in people with prediabetes, through effective lifestyle programs. Take the first step. Find out your risk for prediabetes.

If you have these risk factors, you may be at higher risk than others for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes:

  • Overweight
  • 45 years of age or older
  • Have a parent or sibling with type 2 diabetes
  • Physically active fewer than 3 times per week
  • Had diabetes while pregnant (gestational diabetes)

Who is eligible?

To participate, patients must:
  • Be at least 18 years old, or be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • Have at least one established risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes (see above) or have been diagnosed with prediabetes within the past year or previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes

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