Diabetes Prevention Program

The diabetes prevention program is a year-long lifestyle change initiative proven to help delay and prevent type 2 diabetes. The program helps participants make lasting behavior changes involving nutrition, physical activity, and coping strategies. Classes are instructed by a trained lifestyle coach.

Eligibility:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • BMI (body mass index) of 24 or higher
  • Must have one or more of the following:
    • Positive screening for prediabetes based on the CDC Prediabetes Screening Test
    • History of gestational diabetes mellitus (diabetes while pregnant)
    • Pre-diabetes diagnosis confirmed by a blood glucose test within the past 12 months
    • Please see enrollment questionnaire form to take screening test

Other Information:

  • What you will learn:
  • How to eat healthy without giving up all the foods you love
  • Ways to add physical activity to your life, even if you do not think you have time
  • Techniques to help you keep track of what you eat and how active you are
  • Tips to help you deal with challenges that can derail your hard work
  • How to manage stress related to lifestyle change
  • Strategies to help you get back on track if you stray from your plan
  • How to adopt new behaviors by setting new goals
  • Ways to adapt and maintain your success
  • Strategies to help you stay motivated

Online Application

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents


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Contact Information


Phone:
(580) 421-4532

Fax:
(580) 421-4572

Toll-Free:
(800) 851-9136

Location

Diabetes Care Center

1921 Stonecipher Blvd.

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 421-4532

Last Updated: 12/11/2017