Diabetes Prevention Program

couple riding bikesAn estimated 84 million U.S. adults have prediabetes. Of that 84 million, nine out of 10 people do not know they have prediabetes. Prediabetes is a condition in which a person’s blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes.

You can prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes with the PREVENT T2 Program

Prevent T2 is a year-long program recognized by the Center for Disease Control that has been shown to delay or prevent Type 2 diabetes. For program details, visit The National Diabetes Prevention Program. Research shows this program can help participants with prediabetes reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58 percent. Registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators at Clara Maass Medical Center will lead Prevent T2 Program participants through sessions that are available in English and Spanish and are designed to help them lose weight, eat healthy, be more physically active, receive support and manage stress.

There are certain requirements that need to be met to be eligible to participate in the program. For more information please call 973-450-2126.