Lifestyle programs have been shown to be very effective in preventing diabetes for persons who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or who have multiple risk factors for diabetes. In North Carolina, there are Diabetes Prevention Programs recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or those that are awaiting full recognition. To learn more about these programs, please visit the CDC website.
Wake Forest University has also developed a lifestyle change program to prevent diabetes. The program is known as HELP-PD (Healthy Living Partnership to Prevent Diabetes).
To learn more about this program visit the HELP-PD website
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