Diabetes Prevention Program

Did you know 84.1 million American adults - more than 1 out of 3 - have prediabetes?

Here at UCSF, we are launching an Employee Diabetes Prevention Program for faculty, staff and trainees who have prediabetes or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a year-long program that provides education, encouragement, and the tools necessary to help individuals reach their health goals.

Enrollment for the first cohort of the DPP has ended. Future cohorts are currently being planned; please check back for more information.

About UCSF’s DPP
Participants meet in a classroom setting for an hour once a week for the first three months, biweekly (every other week), for the next three months, and once a month for the last six months. The Prevent T2 curriculum includes basic information on nutrition, ways to increase physical activity, stress management techniques, and ideas to stay motivated.

Eligibility requirements include:
>18 years of age
BMI > 25 or Asian individuals BMI > 23


Past diagnosis of gestational diabetes


Blood test with prediabetes diagnosis


A prediabetes assessment score ≥ 5 according to the Risk Test

Cohort 1

Classes are held at the Parnassus Library, CL-215/16 from 5:30-6:30pm, unless otherwise noted.

Participant Files

Tuesday, January 29
Tuesday, February 5
Tuesday, February 12
Tuesday, February 19
Tuesday, February 26
Tuesday, March 5
Tuesday, March 12
Tuesday, March 19
Tuesday, March 26
Tuesday, April 2
Tuesday, April 9 (location: S-170, Medical Sciences Building)
Tuesday, April 16
Tuesday, April 30
Tuesday, May 14
Tuesday, May 28
Tuesday, June 11
Tuesday, July 9
Tuesday, August 6
Tuesday, September 3
Tuesday, October 8 (location: Parnassus, TBD)
Tuesday, November 5 (location: Parnassus, TBD)
Tuesday, December 10 (location: Parnassus, TBD)