Join the Movement! Act Now!

Be part of the movement to prevent type 2 diabetes! Here are a few simple steps you can take.

Employers

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Join the many employers and insurers who are helping to prevent type 2 diabetes in their communities.

To help your employees prevent type 2 diabetes and manage your costs:

  • Include prediabetes screening and testing in annual biometrics screenings.
  • Refer eligible individuals to a CDC-recognized diabetes prevention lifestyle change program or encourage them to speak with their doctor about enrolling in the program.
  • Promote awareness of prediabetes to employees and their families.
  • Encourage senior leadership to get screened themselves and demonstrate a commitment to diabetes prevention.
  • Work with insurance carriers to include CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs as a covered benefit for all employees.
  • Locate available programs at Find a Program.
  • Offer a lifestyle change program at your worksite. Visit the National DPP Customer Service Center to learn more.

Insurers

To help prevent type 2 diabetes and add value to your plans:

  • Include prediabetes screening and testing in your preventive care offerings.
  • Promote awareness of prediabetes through communication to members.
  • Contact a local organization offering the program to learn how CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs fit within value-based plans.
  • Work to expand coverage of CDC-recognized lifestyle change programs to additional states and plans within your network.
  • Offer a lifestyle change program to your members. Visit the National DPP Customer Service Center to learn more.
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Page last reviewed: December 13, 2018