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UMMC Medicaid Diabetes Prevention Program

A collage image featuring healthy vegetables in the shape of a heart To participate in a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program, you’ll need to meet ALL4 of these requirements: 

  1. Be 18 years or older. 
  2. Have a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or higher (23 or higher if you are Asian American). 
  3. Not be previously diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. 
  4. Not be pregnant 

You’ll also need to meet 1 of these requirements (unless you are enrolling in the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program, which has different criteria): 

  1. Had a blood test result in the prediabetes range within the past year (includes any of these tests and results): 
    • Hemoglobin A1C: 5.7–6.4%. 
    • Fasting plasma glucose: 110–125 mg/dL. 
    • 2-hour plasma glucose (after a 75 g glucose load): 140–199 mg/dL. 
  2. Be previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy). 
  3. Received a high-risk result (score of 5 or higher) on the Prediabetes Risk Test. (External website) 

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