Join the Diabetes Prevention Program online or on campus this spring

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If you’re looking to make a change for your health, the Diabetes Prevention Program offers support to help you move more, eat well, manage stress and reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. U-M Premier Care covers the full cost of the program with no out-of-pocket cost for eligible members. This spring, join a program at one of several on-campus locations, or online from wherever is most convenient for you.

YMCA at U-M Ross School of Business

The Ann Arbor YMCA will lead a group for U-M faculty, staff and family members at the Ross School of Business starting March 14. For more information or to register, contact the YMCA at (734) 661-8043 or ttinkham@annarborymca.org.

Information session details:

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Ross School of Business
701 Tappan St., Room K2506
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1234

Diabetes Prevention Center

The Diabetes Prevention Center will facilitate groups at the UM-Flint Recreation Center and the North Campus Research Center on the Ann Arbor campus starting in March. For more information or to register, contact the Diabetes Prevention Center online, by email or by phone at (734) 476­-7963. 

NCRC information session details:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
North Campus Research Center (NCRC) Building 16, Room 001E
2800 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

UM-Flint information session details:

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
UM-Flint Recreation Center, Room 11
401 Mill St, Flint, MI  48502

Omada Health

Omada Health offers a convenient online version of the program, with new sessions starting every week. To get started or learn more, contact Omada online, by email or by phone at (888) 409-8687.

Learn more

The Diabetes Prevention Program is intended for people who are living with higher than normal blood sugar – also called “prediabetes” – who have not yet been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. To learn more about your risk factors for prediabetes, and to see if you could benefit from the Diabetes Prevention Program, take this short quiz.  If you are a benefits-eligible faculty or staff member, you can also earn $50 through MHealthy Rewards for participating in the Diabetes Prevention Program in 2017.

For complete program information, including additional sessions available from the Ann Arbor YMCA, Omada Health, the Diabetes Prevention Center, and the U-M Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes (MEND) Outpatient Diabetes Education program, visit the Diabetes Prevention Program.