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The Diabetes Prevention Program is a complimentary 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 this afternoon information session to learn more details about our program.

Classes will be on Tuesdays from Noon – 1 pm

The first class is on March 23, 2021, and goes through February 8, 2022

Last day to register: March 19, 2021, by 5 pm


Zoom Info Session Tue, March 9 at Noon

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.