Preventing Diabetes - Minnesota Department of Health

Preventing Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be prevented. Participating in lifestyle change programs like the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) can help people lose weight, eat healthy, increase physical activity and reduce their risk of developing diabetes. One in three Americans has prediabetes, but most don't know they have it.

  • For employers

  • Information to help your company offer the National DPP to its employees.
  • For lifestyle coaches

  • Learn about ways to become a National DPP lifestyle coach and other training opportunities.
  • National DPP resources

  • The National DPP Best Practices Guide has tips and strategies for recruiting, enrolling and retaining participants in the National DPP.
Updated Tuesday, 10-Dec-2019 17:32:58 CST