Diabetes Prevention Program

The Wellness Program teamed up with Whatcom County's WSU Extension and launched its first Diabetes Prevention Program in 2019. 

It is a year long program and is available to all full time employees and their dependents covered under the current year's medical plan.

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Enter your name at WhatcomCounty.us/DPP before November 26, 2018

The winner and more information on the 2019 program will be announced November 28

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For any questions, please email Darein Wylin, Wellness Program or call 360.778.5312

 
Participants in the course get:
     • A CDC-approved curriculum 
     • The skills you need to lose weight, be more physically active, and manage stress 
     • A trained lifestyle coach to guide and encourage you 
     • Support from other participants with the same goals as you 
     • 12 weekly sessions in a safe, confidential environment 
     • 10 bi-weekly or monthly follow-up sessions to help you maintain healthy lifestyle changes — and fun

The WSU DPP lifestyle change intervention can help you make lasting changes to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes.

The WSU Diabetes Prevention is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



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