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Power to Prevent: A Family Lifestyle Approach to Diabetes Prevention


Power to Prevent helps participants learn how to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes through physical activity and making healthy food choices.  The curriculum includes 12 effective, step-by-step lesson plans to help people take control of their eating habits and engage in a more physically active lifestyle. Although this curriculum was developed with African Americans in mind, it can be used by anyone interested in learning about type 2 diabetes prevention.

Primary Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Health Promotion and Health Education, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Activity


Institutional Author:

National Diabetes Education Program





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