Live well at your library Diabetes Prevention Program

FAQ Questions Frequently Asked About the Program

Download the Diabetes Prevention Program Brochure

This program is based on the CDC's
National Diabetes Prevention Program.
National Diabetes Prevention Program

This program is brought to you in part
by a grant from the
Kate B. Reynolds Foundation.
FAQ Questions Frequently Asked About the Program

What is Prediabetes?

Prediabetes occurs when blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Risk for developing type 2 diabetes may be reduced or eliminated by weight loss, healthier eating and increased physical activity. More than 86 million Americans have prediabetes.

Please note that this is not a diabetes management program.
This program is aimed at those who are prediabetic.

Change is Tough, We Can Help

Letís face it, if change were easy, weíd all do it. Youíve spent years developing habits that you canít expect to change overnight. Itís tough. We can help. For only $2 a week, the Diabetes Prevention Program gives you the skills you need and the support you deserve to make lasting healthy lifestyle changes.

2018 groups are schedule to begin in February (morning class at Food Matters in Morganton), May (evening class in Morganton), and September (late afternoon class in Valdese). Times and days are subject to change, and groups must have at least 5 people to begin.

Want more information? Check out our FAQs, attend an information session, download our brochure, or call/visit your local library!