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The National Diabetes Prevention Program


John Robitscher

The National Diabetes Prevention Program—or National DPP—was created in 2010 to address the increasing burden of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in the United States. This national effort created partnerships between public and private organizations to offer evidence-based, cost-effective interventions that help prevent type 2 diabetes in communities across the United States. One key feature of the National DPP is the The National Diabetes Prevention Program a research-based program focusing on healthy eating and physical activity which showed that people with prediabetes who take part in a structured lifestyle change program can cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58% (71% for people over 60 years old)After working for nearly a decade to scale and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), ProVention Health Foundation’s leadership recognized a need to complement the existing landscape of DPP delivery option.

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