Classes and Education
New Weigh of Life - a year-long program (Palo Alto)
This year-long diabetes prevention program is well-suited for overweight individuals with pre-diabetes or insulin resistance. Individuals diagnosed with Diabetes are also welcome, provided Diabetes Self-Management Training has been completed. To learn more about our program, contact us and book a half-hour consultation with one of our facilitators.
Our program uses the University of Pittsburgh's "Group Lifestyle Balance™ Program" which is an evidence-supported adaptation of the original National Institutes of Health/National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease-supported Diabetes prevention program (DPP). DPP results show an average weight loss of 7% body weight with moderate activity reduced the risk of developing type 2 Diabetes by 58% (and as much as 71% in individuals over the age of 60).
Participants will learn behavior modification and lifestyle changes for weight loss, improved health and risk reduction.
- Pre-class assessment required prior to start of class
- 25 Sessions
- 13 weekly sessions, followed by
6 alternating sessions (every other week)
Plus 6 monthly sessions
Cost (class billed in two installments):
- $388 (plus $50 materials fee) billed at start of the program
- $250 billed during second part of the program
- If not covered by insurance PAMF's 30% Prompt Pay Discount Applies.
Where & When
|Date||September 24, 2014|
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
|Time||6:00 PM to 7:15 PM|
|Cost||See above for detailed cost information|
|Venue||Palo Alto Center|
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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For more information or to register, please contact the Palo Alto Nutrition Department at 650-853-2961. Online registration available.Register Online
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