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Wellness

UC Merced Diabetes Prevention Program

If you have prediabetes or are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, the UC Diabetes Prevention Program can help. This free, one-year program for all UC employees and their families teach you how to make meaningful and lasting changes that can drastically reduce your chances of developing diabetes. 

Eligibility to Participate

  • At least 18 years old
  • BMI of 25 or greater (Individuals of Asian descent may have a BMI of 23 or greater)

AND one of the following

  • Past diagnosis of gestational diabetes
  • Blood test with prediabetes diagnosis in the last year
  • A score of 5 or greater according to the Risk Test

Class Schedule

  • Thursdays from 12:00-1:00pm, beginning January 9, 2020
  • Location: Student Activities and Athletic Center; Room: 211

To Apply

To apply, please click the following link. NOTE: We will starting another class later in the semester as the current on is full. 

Contact Information

For more information about DPP, please contact us at: DPP@ucmerced.edu