Diabetes Prevention Program

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is an evidence-based lifestyle change program. This 12-month program is focused on lifestyle changes. It is designed to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes in persons diagnosed with prediabetes.
Members who meet criteria might qualify for a second year. The program provides education and group support.

Techniques include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a peer coach
  • Teaching self-monitoring and problem solving
  • Providing encouragement and feedback
  • Providing informational materials to support goals
  • Tracking routine weigh-ins to help accomplish goals

Members must meet certain rules to join DPP. Call L.A. Care Member Services at 1-888-839-9909 (TTY 711) to learn if you qualify for the program.

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