Diabetes Prevention Program
More than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with this terrible disease each year. Are you at risk? Click here to take the CDC's Prediabetes Risk Quiz, to find out. 

Diabetes can be prevented!  The National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), which is a free 16-week program to all BIW employees and their spouses, can help you reduce your risk and live a longer, healthier life.

Interested employees or spouses should contact the Fit for Life office for more information about the DPP program, such as the qualifications for the class or when and where new classes are forming. For more information or to register,please contact Betsy Peixotto at 442-3145 or email at biwfitforlife@gdbiw.com​

Classes are forming throughout the year and in various locations.
Mid Coast Hospital 
Location: Bath/Brunswick Area
Contact Betsy at 442-3145 
​Location: Lewiston Area
Contact Betsy at 442-3145

Maine General Heatlh
Various times and locations
Call the Prevention Center for details (207) 872-4102
St. Mary's Hospital 
Location: Lewiston Area TBD
Contact: Michelle Allen (207)777-8469 or email michelle.allen@stmarys.com

Would an online version work better for you? Employees and covered spouses can participate in Omada, an online version of the Diabetes Prevention Program available through the Healthy Partners in the Healthy Rewards program powered by Jiff.

For More Information
​If you are interested in participating in the class please call Betsy at 442-3145 or email biwfitforlife@gdbiw.com
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