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    Classes and Education

    New Weigh of Life - a year-long program (Palo Alto)

    This year-long diabetes prevention program is well-suited for overweight individuals with pre-diabetes or insulin resistance. Individuals diagnosed with Diabetes are also welcome, provided Diabetes Self-Management Training has been completed. To learn more about our program, contact us and book a half-hour consultation with one of our facilitators.

    Our program uses the University of Pittsburgh's "Group Lifestyle Balance™ Program" which is an evidence-supported adaptation of the original National Institutes of Health/National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease-supported Diabetes prevention program (DPP). DPP results show an average weight loss of 7% body weight with moderate activity reduced the risk of developing type 2 Diabetes by 58% (and as much as 71% in individuals over the age of 60).

    Participants will learn behavior modification and lifestyle changes for weight loss, improved health and risk reduction.

    Program Format:

    • Pre-class assessment required prior to start of class
    • 25 Sessions
        13 weekly sessions, followed by
        6 alternating sessions (every other week)
        Plus 6 monthly sessions

    Cost (class billed in two installments):

    • $388 (plus $50 materials fee) billed at start of the program
    • $250 billed during second part of the program
        If not covered by insurance PAMF's 30% Prompt Pay Discount Applies.


    Where & When

    DateSeptember 16, 2015
    PAMF Educator
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Time 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
    CostSee above for detailed cost information
    Venue Palo Alto Center
    Address 795 El Camino Real
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
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    Class Registration

    For more information or to register, please contact the Palo Alto Nutrition Department at 650-853-2961.

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