What is Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes is a condition when the body does not use insulin properly, and, as a result, the blood sugar levels are higher than normal. It is also a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Type 2 diabetes often leads to complicatons, such as heart attack, kidney failure, blindness, stroke, lower limb amputation.
You don’t want to have type 2 diabetes because it means
GOOD NEWS IS THAT OUR LIFESTYLE CHANGE PROGRAM HAS BEEN PROVEN TO PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE.
The goals of the program:
WHAT IS THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM?
WHAT IS THE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM?
- At least 18 years old and
- Body Mass Index > 25; >23 if Asian (Click here to know your BMI) and
- No previous diagnosis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
- EITHER a, b, or c should be true:
a) you took Prediabetes Risk Test and received a result of high risk for type 2 diabetes (Click here to know your risk)
b) you have prediabetes based on blood work
i. HbA1c: 5.7-6.4% or
ii. Fasting plasma glucose 100-125 mg/dL or
iii. Two-hour plasma glucose (after a 75 gm glucose load): 140-199 mg/dLc)
c) you had gestational diabetes (a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women)
Choose the delivery mode that works best for you.
Meet your coach and other participants in-person in a classroom environment on a regular basis. Connect, support, and enjoy the atmosphere!
Enjoy the program from the comfort of your home and access it via your smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. Virtually meet with your coach and other program participants to go over the sessions on a regular basis. We will provide you with a Bluetooth-enabled scale to record your weight weekly.
Are you an independent-learner who strives in a structured environment? This 100% online class is for you. You will be provided with all the tools and resources as well as support and guidance from your coach necessary for success. We will provide you with a Bluetooth-enabled scale to record your weight weekly.