Diabetes Prevention Class
We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Diabetes Prevention class is now scheduled and will begin on October 17th at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office. from 3:30pm-4:30pm. This class takes place over the course of a year. The first 16 weeks we will meet once a week on Tuesdays from 3:30pm-4:30pm. The next 8 weeks we will meet once bi-weekly, and from month 7-12 we will meet once a month.
The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a structured and evidence-based program developed specifically to prevent type 2 diabetes. It is free to patients and it has been shown to cut in half the risk of getting diabetes. DPP is designed for people who have pre-diabetes or are at risk for type 2 diabetes, but who do not already have diabetes.
PROGRAM OVERVIEW >> MDPP Media Release