Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

Diabetes Prevention Program It has been implemented with the support of the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is supported under validated scientific evidence, for the purpose of performing a preventive intervention for type 2 diabetes. The intervention consists of training that guarantees a change in lifestyle in groups of people at high risk of diabetes.   

LCS is in the process of being recognized as one of the entities trained in providing this training to the Latino community residing in the United States. This program stresses the importance of following the guidelines for the success of the intervention in lifestyle changes to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes in people at high risk of this disease.

For this reason, the intervention requires follow-up and monitoring in the adoption of lifestyle changes in groups with risk factors. The intervention also focuses on proposing long-term improvements in nutrition and physical activity, among others, while promoting learning and the creation of healthy lifestyles. In order to support learning and changing lifestyles, the program provides appropriate material, adapted to the Latino culture, for all participants.

WHAT IS IT ?

The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) was created in 2010, it is an alliance of public and private organizations working to reduce the growing problem of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes

Partners in this alliance work to make it easier for people with prediabetes to participate in high-quality, low-cost, evidence-based lifestyle change programs to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes and improve your general health

KEY COMPONENT:

A major part of the National DPP are lifestyle change programs to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Lifestyle change programs, offered both online and in person, teach participants how to make lifestyle changes. Lasting lifestyles such as eating healthier, adding physical activity to the daily routine, and improving skills to deal with problems.

Learn more about the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/spanish/prevention/about/index.html

Infographica on diabetes and PPD:

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/spanish/pdfs/resources/PreventT2-Infographic_508.pdf

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