PreventT2

Cut your diabetes risk by more than half.

People across America are losing weight, exercising more, and managing stress with help from PreventT2. The goal of the program is to help individuals with prediabetes or other risk factors permanently lose 5 to 7 percent of your body weight by eating healthier and being more physically active.This will improve your health and can cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by more than half. PreventT2 is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The program meets for one year with 16 weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once a month for the second 6 months to help maintain your healthy lifestyle changes. Participants are supported by a lifestyle coach and a group of people trying to make the same changes.


Information Sessions

Thursday, April 4th, Noon -1 p.m. & Friday, April 12th, Noon - 1 p.m.
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, Seminar Room 3300
1000 North Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73104

Friday, April 5th, Noon -1 p.m. & Thursday, April 11th, 3 -4 p.m.
Midwest City Library, Room A
8143 E Reno Ave.
OKC, OK  73110


New Year-Long Classes Begin:

Thursday, April 18, Noon-1 p.m.
Harold Hamm Diabetes Center, Seminar Room 3300
1000 North Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73104

Thursday, April 25, 3-4 p.m.
Midwest City Library, Room A
8143 E Reno Ave.
OKC, OK  73110

Monday, June 3, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
MAPS 3 Pete White Wellness Center, OKC Capitol Hill
4021 S. Walker
Oklahoma City, OK  73109

Am I Eligible?

To enroll in PreventT2, you must a) have a BMI of 25 or higher and b) have prediabetes. Prediabetes is defined as an A1C level between 5.7 and 6.4 percent or a fasting blood sugar level from 100 to 125 mg/dL (110 to 125 mg/dL for Medicare recipients). | Calculate your BMI now

A documented A1C or fasting glucose from your physician’s office is required for Medicare recipients. All other insurance plans do not require documentation.

If you are a female with a history of gestational diabetes and a current BMI of 25 or higher, you are also eligible. No documentation of gestational diabetes is required. | Calculate your BMI now


COST INFORMATION

OU PHYSICIAN PATIENTS
For 2019-20, the program is provided at no cost to OU Physician patients.

MEDICARE RECIPIENTS
Medicare covers 100% of PreventT2 enrollment with no out-of-pocket cost to you. This benefit is available once in your lifetime.

PRIVATELY INSURED
Many major private insurers cover PreventT2 as a diabetes-prevention benefit. Contact your insurer to determine what your plan will cover. If your plan does not cover PreventT2 in any amount, your cost to enroll is $249.

MEDICAID/SOONERCARE
Currently, Medicaid/SoonerCare does not cover any portion of diabetes prevention programs like PreventT2. Your cost to enroll is $249.

SELF-PAY
Your cost to enroll is $249.

OUHSC EMPLOYEES
Healthy Sooners offers a $100 reimbursement incentive for any employee who meets his/her weight-loss goal and completes the one-year program. | Reimbursement Form (required) | Reportable Income Form (required)

The above rates and incentives are subject to change.


TERMS OF PARTICIPATION

For maintaining your progress in PreventT2, it is essential that you attend as many of the sessions as you can. Once you are enrolled and your payment is made, there are no refunds.


PreventT2 course topics include:

  • Get Active/Track Your Activity
  • Eat Well/Track Your Food
  • Burn More Calories Than You Take In
  • Shop & Cook
  • Manage Stress
  • Find Time for Fitness
  • Cope with Triggers
  • Keep Your Heart Healthy
  • Take Charge of Your Thoughts
  • Get Support
  • Eat Well Away From Home
  • Stay Motivated
  • When Weight Loss Stalls
  • Take a Fitness Break
  • Stay Active at Home & Away
  • More About T2 Diabetes
  • Understand Carbs
  • Have Healthy Food You Enjoy
  • Get Enough Sleep
  • Get Back on Track
  • Prevent T2 for Life