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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Program Contact: Amber Phillips, Lifestyle Coach
(360) 395-2354 •

79 million Americans are estimated to have prediabetes, which means they have a high risk of developing diabetes.

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.

Listen to a recent interview with Laura DeFreese on KSVR (Skagit Talks) to learn more about diabetes prevention!

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 start February 11, 2020

Call 360-395-2354 for more information and to enroll in the program today.

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 classroom                

Tuesdays at 5:30 pm

Call Amber Phillips to pre-register! 360-395-2354 or email