You’ll also need to meet 1 of these requirements (unless you are enrolling in the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program, which has different criteria):
2. Be previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy).
3. Received a high-risk result (score of 5 or higher) on the Pre-diabetes Risk Test.
The program runs for 1 year.
You may think you learned enough in the first 6 months and can skip the second half of the program. But you’d be cheating yourself!
Making lifestyle changes is an ongoing process. Staying in the program for the full year is essential to help you stick to new habits and avoid slipping back into old habits. And if you have not reached your goals in the first half of the program, your lifestyle coach and other group members can help you succeed.
During the first half of the program, you will learn to:
In the second half of the program, you will enhance the skills you’ve learned so you can maintain the changes you’ve made. These sessions will review key ideas such as tracking your food and physical activity, setting goals, staying motivated, and overcoming barriers. The lifestyle coach and small group will continue to support you. You may learn some new information, too. Below is the Topics that will be talked about in class!