Category: Diabetes Prevention and Management

Address: 9637 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Website: http://www.womans.org/our-services/wellness-and-nutrition/nutrition/diabetes-prevention-program

What: The Diabetes Prevention Program is a research-based program that educates individuals on how to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

How: Positive lifestyle changes like healthy eating and exercise 

Program Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • BMI>25
  • No previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • One of the following:
    • Blood test results in the prediabetes range within the past year
      • Hemoglobin A1c: 5.7-6.4%
      • Fasting plasma glucose: 100-125 mg/dL
      • 2 hour plasma glucose: 140-199 mg/dL
    • Previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes
    • Score of 9 or more points on the CDC Prediabetes Screening Test

Contact: Lindsay Steele

More Information: lindsay.steele@womans.org

Woman’s Center for Wellness Diabetes Prevention Program

9637 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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