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Diabetes Prevention Program

Program Contact: Diane Smith, Program Coordinator
(360) 395-2355 •

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 37.3 million Americans, or 11.3% of the US population, are estimated to have diabetes while 38%, or 96 million, are estimated to have prediabetes. The 2017-2020 data from the agency’s National Diabetes Statistics Report showed an increase from 2018 when 34.2 million people were estimated to have diabetes and 88 million prediabetes.

Preventing diabetes doesn’t require major lifestyle changes. Once you understand the risk factors, get yourself tested, and begin to eat healthier and get active, you can be well on your way.


Are You at Risk?

Adults can take a simple risk test at

If you think you or someone you know may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, then join the lifestyle change program to prevent type 2 diabetes. The National Diabetes Prevention Program – Prevent T2 series – can help you lower your risk for type 2 diabetes with gradual, modest lifestyle changes.

Prevent T2 includes year-long support and motivation beginning with 12 weekly class meetings, bi-weekly for the next four sessions and then monthly meetings for the last six sessions.

New Classes starting soon!

Take an eligibility quiz at

Eligible participants will then be linked to the enrollment page.


All classes are offered online.

Fee: The cost for this year-long program is $35.00 per month for 12 months. Fees may be covered by your medical insurance, potential scholarships or a sliding fee schedule.

The Diabetes Prevention Program can make a difference to improve your health. You can make a change for life!

Diabetes Prevention Program
Prevent T2 

WSU Skagit County Extension                  

Possible day and time for sessions –

early evening, 4:00-5:00 pm or                mid-day 12 noon to 1 pm

To enroll, complete the eligibility form at:

Need more information –

Call  360-395-2355 or



Enrollment in the program includes:

Virtual classroom, Access from any device, Device connectivity including a wifi-ready scale, on-demand videos, online food diaries!