Through a collaboration with the University of California Office of the President/UC Health, Systemwide HR, the Healthy Campus Initiative, and FITWELL, the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is offered for UCLA staff, faculty, students, and retirees. UCLA DPP follows the guidelines for National Diabetes Prevention Programs, using a CDC approved curriculum, trained lifestyle coaches, and group support over the course of a year. UCLA DPP has achieved Full recognition by the CDC for meeting all performance criteria and quality standards.
UCLA DPP provides education, encouragement, and the tools necessary to help individuals reach their health goals. Participants meet in a classroom setting to discuss the CDC approved curriculum, which includes basic information on nutrition, ways to increase physical activity, stress management techniques, and ideas to stay motivated. The hour-long classes are held once a week for the first three months, biweekly for month four, and monthly for months five through twelve.
Participants may park in Visitor parking in Lot 4 for a small fee.
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For more information about DPP, or to enroll in an upcoming class, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-794-6181.
To apply for the program, click here.
Upcoming Class Schedule
UCLA Newsroom - November 2018: Program helps campus community prevent diabetes, lead healthier lives
U News - December 2018: Pilot program trains high school students as diabetes prevention coaches
USA Today - December 2018: Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by this CDC approved program
UC Net - November 2019 UC Diabetes Prevention Program puts faculty and staff health front and center