El Centro’s Prevenga T2 lifestyle change program can help you take charge of your health to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Prevenga T2 is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). It is proven to help people with prediabetes prevent or delay development of type 2 diabetes. As a part of the Prevenga T2 group, you will work with other participants and a trained lifestyle coach to learn the skills you need to make lasting changes. These changes include losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active, and managing stress. Being part of a group provides support from other people who are facing similar challenges and trying to make the same changes you are. Together you can celebrate success and find ways to overcome obstacles.
- Learn facts about healthy eating and physical activity
- Set and meet your goals
- Build relationships with other participants
- Work as a group to meet challenges