Type 2 diabetes is largely preventable, and the National DPP is an evidence-based and cost-effective program that works to do just that; prevent diabetes. National DPP is a high-value program because so many people may be eligible to participate. The program supports lasting lifestyle change that results in population health outcomes that reduce claims related to pre-diabetes, diabetes, and associated risk factors. That’s why insurance companies offer diabetes prevention programs as a covered benefit in their plans; they are scientifically proven and really work! Plus, it reduces your costs – per member per year costs for people without diabetes are significantly less than for people with diabetes. Even after 10 years, those who participated in a National DPP class had a lower rate of developing type 2 diabetes!