Diabetes Prevention Programs

BEATDiabetes can help support and reinforce what you learn in your Diabetes Prevention Program sessions.
By putting what you learn into practice and improving your health, you can earn entries in the $1000 BEATDiabetes Drawing. 

$1000 BEATDiabetes Drawing

The $1000 BEATDiabetes Drawing is held 3 times a year. Diabetes Prevention Program participants can earn entries in the drawing by hitting weight loss and A1C/fasting blood sugar targets:
  • 1 entry for losing 5% or more of baseline body weight at 6 month and/or 12 month point of the Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Additional entry for losing 10% or more of baseline body weight at 6 and/or 12 month point of the Diabetes Prevention Program
  • 1 entry for getting hemoglobin A1C or fasting blood sugar tests back into the normal, non-prediabetic range at any point during the Diabetes Prevention Program
Participants in specific Virginia Diabetes Prevention Programs are eligible to receive BEATDiabetes at no cost. Current programs include:
  • VCU Health Hub
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension
  • Virginia Hospital Center
Funded through CDC Cooperative Agreements NU58DP006535 (LivingWell In Virginia) and NU58DP006620 (InnoVAte) in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or Virginia Department of Health.