Diabetes Prevention Program

The following video lessons and resources are available to guide you through the Diabetes Prevention Program content. 

If you haven't already, get in touch with the Providence Health Coaching Program to determine your eligibility and help you get started.

Tools

Use these handouts from the CDC program to help you with your progress. There will also be a list of handouts accompanying each video lesson.

Prevent T2 course lessons

Use these Providence Health Plan videos to guide you through the program content. 

Getting started

Lesson 1 Introduction to the Program  This introduction video reviews the Health Coaching Diabetes Prevention Program and provides a look into type 2 diabetes and prediabetes.
Lesson 2
Get Active to Prevent T2 This video will go into depth covering common issues that may arise when committing to an exercise regime and help you brainstorm ways to overcome them. Additionally, you will develop your exercise action plan.
Lesson 3
Track your Activity This video will go over how and why you should track your activity! You will also see how you can sync your Fitbit device to myprovidence.com so your health coach can help cheer you on and hold you accountable with your steps!
Lesson 4
Eat Well to Prevent T2 This video will discuss how to eat well and build a healthy meal plan. You will go over items in each food group and develop a new action plan!
Lesson 5
Track your Food This video will go over why it is important to track your food and how to make sense of food labels. You will also develop a new action plan!
Lesson 6
Get More Active This video will discuss the purpose of getting more active and give you a couple new exercises to try right at home!
Lesson 7 Burn More Calories than You Take In This video will discuss the link between calories and weight. You will go over how to track the calories you take in and those you burn (as well as learn how to burn more!).
Lesson 8 Shop and Cook to Prevent T2 In this video, we will discuss how to shop and cook for healthy foods! We will give you some different meal ideas and suggestions so you have all the tools you need the next time you are at the grocery store.
Lesson 9 Manage Stress In this video you will learn some causes of stress and dive into the link between stress and type 2 diabetes. You will discover ways to reduce stress and healthy ways to cope with stress.
Lesson 10 Find Time for Fitness This video will go over some benefits of being active, challenges of fitting in fitness, and ways to find time for fitness.
Lesson 11 Cope with Triggers This video will detail how to identify unhealthy food shopping triggers, unhealthy eating triggers and sitting still triggers. You will then learn some ways to cope with them.
Lesson 12 Keep your Heart Healthy In this video you will learn why heart health matters, how to keep your heart healthy, and how to be heart smart about fats.
Lesson 13 Take Charge of your Thoughts In this video we will describe the difference between harmful and helpful thoughts and discuss ways to replace the harmful thoughts with helpful thoughts.
Lesson 14 Get Support This video will provide ideas on how to get support from family, friends, or coworkers. You will learn new ideas about how to find groups, classes, clubs or professionals to help you meet your health and wellness goals.
Lesson 15 Eat Well Away from Home In this video, we will go over challenges of eating well at restaurants and social events. We will brainstorm ways to plan and cope with challenges you may face when eating away from home.
Lesson 16 Stay Motivated to Prevent T2 In this video we will spend time reflecting on how far you’ve come since you started this program! We will plan out next steps and come up with new 6 months goals.

How to maintain

Lesson 17 When Weight Loss Stalls  In this video, we will discuss why weight loss can stall and brainstorm ways to start losing weight again.
Lesson 18
Take a Fitness Break In this video, we will look at the link between sitting still and type 2 diabetes. We will discuss challenges of taking fitness breaks and ways to cope with them.
Lesson 19
Stay Active to Prevent T2 In this video, we will look at the benefits of staying active and some challenges of doing so. We will reflect back on how far you’ve come since you started this program.
Lesson 20
Stay Active Away from Home This module teaches participants how to stay on track with their fitness goals when they travel for work or pleasure.
Lesson 21
More About T2 This module gives participants a deeper understanding of type 2 diabetes.
Lesson 22
More About Carbs This module gives participants a deeper understanding of carbohydrates.
Lesson 23 Have Healthy Food You Enjoy This module teaches participants how to have healthy food that they enjoy.
Lesson 24 Get Enough Sleep This module teaches participants how to cope with the challenges of getting enough sleep.
Lesson 25 Get Back on Track This module teaches teaches participants what to do when they get off track with their eating or fitness goals.
Lesson 26 Prevent T2 – for Life! This module helps participants reflect on their progress and keep making positive changes over the long term.