Meets weekly for first four months for a total of sixteen sessions, then monthly for next eight months
In this evidence-based program, participants meet in a group with a trained lifestyle coach to focus on lifestyle-change strategies to lose weight, increase physical activity and decrease their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This program is open to all Sanford Health patients aged 18 or older.
One in three adults has prediabetes and many do not know it. Take the risk test to see if you are at risk for developing pre-diabetes.
To participate in the Diabetes Prevention Program, individuals must have at least one of the following qualifications:
If you have been diagnosed by your physician with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes you do not qualify for this program. Please visit our Exercise is Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine Coaching program webpages for more lifestyle change options.
The online program meets using software that is accessible using a desktop computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet. A lifestyle coach facilitates an engaging discussion with participants during the live class. Participants will receive support from their instructor and fellow classmates who are working on similar goals. All attendees will have access to a workbook with educational information related to each session topic. A scale will also be provided for at home use. The cost of this program is $99 for Sanford Health patients. You may use health savings account dollars to pay for this program. Sanford Health Plan members will have the $99 fee waived as a part of their wellness benefits. The program fee will not be collected until the time of full registration and program commitment. Align powered by Sanford Health Plan members and Great Plains Medicare Advantage members cost is $0 as part of their wellness benefits.
Please check back in early 2023 for classes. North Dakota and Minnesota residents can visit https://ndc3.org/ to find a Diabetes Prevention Program class with our community partners.
The in-person classes are facilitated by a lifestyle coach. Participants will weigh in at class and be provided with a workbook with educational information related to each session topic. A lifestyle coach facilitates an engaging discussion with participants during the in person class. Participants will receive support from their instructor and fellow classmates who are working on similar goals.
|Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.||October 6, 2022||4201 Normandy Street, Bismarck, ND||Click here to register|
|Wednesdays at Noon||September 28, 2022||1600 E. Century Ave., Bismarck, ND||Click here to register|