The National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) is an interactive workshop for people who are at risk for developing diabetes.
NDPP is a CDC-Recognized program with a scientifically proven record of helping people living with Pre-diabetes to reduce their risk of developing the disease by up to 60%. Participants will learn skills to eat healthy, become physically active and manage daily stress. Workshops are held 1 day a week for 16 weeks (1st 6 months) - and 1 day per month for 6 months
For the last four years APC has been successfully conducting Diabetes Prevention classes in various communities in Brooklyn. Programs were held at:
Mount Zion Church of God
End Times Ministries
New Life SDA Church
APC Community Services Office
Sundance Social Adult Day Center
This program helps Participants:
Learn the facts about healthy eating and being active.
Learn what makes it hard for you to eat healthy and
Learn how to change your habits and adopt healthy
Maintain weight loss and lifestyle changes.
Program include such topics:
Be a Fat and Calorie Detective
Three ways to eat less fat and fewer calories
Move those muscles
Be Active a way of Life
Tip the calorie Balance
Take charge of What's around you
Four keys to healthy eating out
Talk back to negative thoughts
Slippery Slope of lifestyle change
Jump start your activity plan