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The Diabetes Prevention Program ​

The DPP has been implemented with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States and is supported by validated scientific evidence. The intervention consists of training to ensure lifestyle change in groups of people at high risk of developing diabetes. 

The intervention also focuses on proposing long-term improvements in nutrition and physical activity, among others, while promoting learning and creating healthy lifestyles. In order to support learning and lifestyle modification, DPP provides appropriate materials, adapted to the Latino culture, for all participants.

LCS has been recognized since 2015 as one of the organizations qualified to provide this training to the Hispanic community in the United States. The DPP stresses the importance of following guidelines for successful lifestyle intervention to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes in people at high risk for the disease. For this reason, the intervention requires follow-up and monitoring in the adaptation 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 creating healthy lifestyles. In order to support learning and lifestyle modification, DPP provides appropriate materials, adapted to the Latino culture, for all participants.

The DPP has been implemented with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States and is supported by validated scientific evidence. The intervention consists of training to ensure lifestyle change in groups of people at high risk of developing diabetes. 

Lifestyle change programmes, offered both online and in person, teach participants how to make lasting lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, adding physical activity to their daily routine and improving coping skills.

The DPP has been implemented with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States and is supported by validated scientific evidence. The intervention consists of training to ensure lifestyle change in groups of people at high risk of developing diabetes. 

Learn more about the National Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP)

Infographics on diabetes and PPD