Learn about your risk of developing diabetes
More than 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and most don’t even know it. Prediabetes means that blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough yet to be classified as type 2 diabetes.
Research shows that people at risk for developing diabetes can prevent or delay its onset by losing a modest amount of weight through diet and exercise.
The Diabetes Prevention Program can help reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. You can take a one-minute quiz to see if you qualify.
The program is offered through the Wellvolution® program at no additional cost. It can help you:
When you enroll in the program, you get to choose the type of support you prefer, whether it’s in-person, online or through a smartphone app.
Are you at risk for diabetes or prediabetes?
There are certain factors that can increase the risk of developing diabetes or prediabetes:
See if you qualify for this covered benefit
Simply take a one-minute quiz to find your risk level. If you qualify and complete four weeks of the program, you can receive a Fitbit Zip® or Fitbit Flex 2™ wireless activity tracker at no extra cost to you. All CalPERS Blue Shield members 18 and older who are at risk for diabetes are covered.
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