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COVID-19 Vaccination Enrollment

CHESTER COUNTY HOSPITAL VACCINATION DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION: For Non–Affiliated Health Care Workers in 1A category. LEARN MORE! >>

Have You Ever Been Told By Your Physician That You:

  • Are At Risk for Getting Diabetes?
  • Have Pre-Diabetes?
  • Have Borderline Diabetes?
  • Have High Blood Sugar or Glucose?
  • Had Gestational Diabetes?

If so, you may be at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Fortunately, there is something you can do about it.

The NDPP is a FREE year-long program designed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to help patients make sustainable lifestyle changes to prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes.

This program will offer eligible patients classes over the course of one year with the goal to prevent or delay Type 2 Diabetes with important lifestyle changes.

You May Be Eligible If You Are:

  • Have a BMI of greater than or equal to 24 kg/m2 (greater than or equal to 22 if Asian)
  • Diagnosed with prediabetes based on one or more of the following blood tests:
    • Fasting blood glucose (range 100-125 mg/dL)
    • HbA1c (range 5.7-6.4)
    • 2 hour post-meal glucose (range 140-199 mg/dl)
  • No previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes

 


Next Session: HALT Diabetes - Diabetes Prevention Program

Chester County Hospital is now a CDC-recognized ONLINE provider for the NDPP program. This online version of the progam is called HALT DPP and is designed to deliver an engaging experience to help you make permanent lifestyle changes to prevent Type 2 diabetes. By simply using an app on your smartphone or device, you can access the tools needed to improve your health behaviors, anytime and anywhere. You will be paired with a certified personal health coach and an on-line peer support group to follow this year-long CDC-recognized National Diabetes Prevention Program curriculum.  Eligible participants must either have a diagnosis of prediabetes or be at risk for prediabetes. Learn More! >>

Eligible participants must either have a diagnosis of prediabetes or be at risk for prediabetes.

Date: Program begins the week of October 26, 2020

Fee: Free!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR HALT DPP:

To Register or Request Additional Information, Call 610-738-2835 or email Diabetes@uphs.upenn.edu.



Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP)

The Diabetes Prevention Program is a proven health behavior change program to help you prevent Type 2 diabetes. Medicare is now reimbursing for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) and Chester County Hospital is an approved Medicare provider for these services. The MDPP is a year-long program designed to help patients make sustainable lifestyle changes to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes. Eligible participants will either have a diagnosis of prediabetes or be at risk for prediabetes. To check your risk for prediabetes, visit https://www.cdc.gov/prediabetes/takethetest/.

Date + Time: Tuesdays, beginning March 2, 2021 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Fee: Medicare billing-free to participants

For questions or additional information about enrolling in this program, please call the Outpatient Nutrition and Diabetes Department at 610-738-2835, or email diabetes@uphs.upenn.edu.

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