The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is an evidence-based program utilizing a Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) curriculum. DPP is a yearlong program that is structured to provide healthy lifestyle intervention for those at risk for Type 2 diabetes. DPP participants will be provided a trained lifestyle coach and a support group over the course of the year.
According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), more than 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes.
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. The good news is we can help you prevent further progression toward the disease with our Diabetes Prevention Program.
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Participants meet once weekly for six months (16 sessions); followed by monthly maintenance sessions for the next six months (6 sessions). Participants will engage in a total of 22 sessions.
If you are a resident of, or work in, Greenville County and would like more information about the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), visit CU Healthy Greenville or contact Melissa Bales at 864-365-0635 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Even if you do not live or work in Greenville County, you may participate in the program if you have a primary care physician located in the county.
If you do not meet the above participation qualifications, take the CDC’s prediabetes risk assessment and share your result with your primary care physician.
If you have already received a diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes, click here for help managing your condition.
Prisma Health, Clemson University Public Health Sciences and Clemson Cooperative Extension have partnered to impact and improve the health of Greenville County. Through Healthy Greenville there are two programs that aim to improve health outcomes. The programs help those who are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, or have already been diagnosed.
If you are a Prisma Health employee and interested in participating in our Diabetes Prevention Program, view locations and class schedules below. Print and complete the program intake form and send to DPP@prismahealth.org or call 864-522-1440 with any questions.