Diabetes Prevention Program (Prevent T2 or DPP)

You Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes 

86 Million American Adults have prediabetes
You could be one of them.

Exercisabilities is Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with a  Proven Program called the DPP (Diabetes Prevention Program)

Join Other Exercisabilities DPP Participants in Learning How to Make Healthy Changes in Rochester – Classes starting on a rolling basis. Call 507-259-7570 to see when our next class starts!

“Small changes can add up to a big difference,” added Laurie Brengman, Dietitian and DPP Lifestyle coach at Exercisabilities. “Working with a trained lifestyle coach who provides guidance, DPP participants are making lasting changes together.”

Program Director: Laurie Brengman, RD/LN
Next class starts January 15, 2018

To register, go to wellconnectsemn.org
26 sessions over 1 year. This is a research program. Regular attendance is required as well as a goal of 5% weight loss in the first 6 months.
Free access to exercise equipment through gym pass 3 days per week from 5-6 for the first 6 months. Learn to be fit class 5-6 PM each Monday and Wednesday staffed with an exercise specialist for circuit strength and cardio training instruction.
$20/class or $520 for the entire session



Insurance may pay for the full program. Medicaid and Ucare will cover the cost of the program if you meet the following criteria

18 years or older

No previous diagnosis of diabetes

BMI > 24 (22 if asian) (example 5’8” and greater than 170 lbs)
At least one of the following in the past year (need a copy of the Lab report on file)\

  • HbA1C: 5.7% – 6.4%
  • Fasting plasma glucose 100-125 mg/dL
  • 2 hour plasma glucose (after a 75 gm glucose load): 140-19 mg/dL

Previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes
No Physician referral – May self-refer

Download a pdf giving you more information on how to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program. Also you can download a Screening Test. See www.cdc.gov/ndpp  for more information.


Check out this website for more information!