Diabetes Prevention

We can help you

  • Eat healthy without giving up all the foods you love.
  • Increase your physical activity.
  • Deal with stress.
  • Lower your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.
  • Lose weight.
  • Feel better and have more energy.
  • Avoid costly medical visits and treatment.
  • Reduce your risk of developing heart, disease, stroke, kidney and liver disease, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and loss of limbs.

How it works

This free or low-cost program can help you achieve your healthier lifestyle goals. The program follows a national, evidence-based curriculum approved by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Group sessions meet once a week for 16 weeks. Continuing support is offered twice a month, then monthly.

You're not alone

Can you change by yourself? Maybe - but you don't have to. We're here to support you. Your coach and other group members are here to help you succeed.

Who we help

Adults (18+ years old) with pre-diabetes or a history of gestational diabetes, or people at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

Cost

Free or low cost

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