Weight Reduction and Diabetes Prevention Program

TPMG Weight Reduction and Diabetes Prevention Program is a diabetes prevention lifestyle change program fully recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is a year-long program focused on improving food choices, increasing activity and controlling portions resulting in participants losing 5 to 7% of their body weight and reducing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 50%. At TPMG Nutrition Services we offer a personalized, practical approach with patient centered goals.

Program Curriculum:

Includes but is not limited to:

  • How to find time for fitness
  • How to burn more calories than you take in
  • How to prepare healthy foods that you will enjoy
  • Understanding carbohydrates
  • How to eat well away from home
  • Keep your heart healthy
  • Coping with triggers and managing stress
  • What to do when weight loss stalls
  • Got off track? How to get back on

About the Program:

Participants of the program will meet weekly for the first 6 months, and then once or twice a month for the remaining 6 months at our Newport News location. Our trained and certified lifestyle coaches will follow participant’s weight loss progress and facilitate the class discussions. Cooking demonstrations, meal planning, and grocery store tours are offered to help participants achieve success.

Do you qualify to participate?

In order to be eligible for participation, patients must be at least 18 years old, be overweight with a BMI > 24; or BMI > 22 if Asian, have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes, have risks factors for developing type 2 diabetes, have a diagnosis in the past year with pre-diabetes, or have a previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes.

Ready to enroll?

Are you someone who is ready for change? Do you have a desire to make changes to your lifestyle? Join our fun, interactive, and supportive Diabetes Prevention Program.  Call today to enroll, 757-232-8768! Success starts from readiness!

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