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The Diabetes Prevention Program is complimentary a one-year lifestyle change program designed for non-diabetic individuals ages 18 and older who have prediabetes or are at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes. The program utilizes a CDC-approved curriculum, trained lifestyle coaches, and group support over the course of a year. These 24 classes will provide education, encouragement, and the necessary tools to help reach your health goals.

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The program includes:

  • One-hour sessions led by a trained lifestyle coach
  • Techniques to manage stress
  • Helpful nutrition information
  • Tips to increase physical activity and stay motivated
  • Problem solving strategies for overcoming lifestyle challenges/changes


The program is free for UC Santa Barbara Faculty and Staff!

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Take this short quiz to see if you are at risk.

Attend our afternoon or evening information session to learn more details about our program.

Afternoon classes will be on Tuesdays from
Noon – 1 pm
The First class is on January 26, 2021, and
goes through December 7, 2021
Evening classes will be on Thursdays from
5:30 – 6:30 pm
The First class is on January 28, 2021, and
goes through December 9, 2021

Zoom Info Session- Tuesday Jan 12 at Noon


Zoom Info Session- Thursday, January 14 at 5:30pm


Eligibility to Participate 


Eligibility requirements include:

  • > 18 years of age
  • BMI > 25; or Asian individuals BMI > 23

And one or more of the following:

  • A prediabetes assessment score > or = to 5 according to the Risk Test 
  • Blood test with prediabetes diagnosis
  • Past diagnosis of gestational diabetes
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Contact or Sign Up

For more information about DPP, or to enroll in an upcoming class, contact or call (805) 893-4060.