Join us for a FREE group-based, structured lifestyle change program for people who are at risk or have prediabetes.

Now is the time to take charge of your health and make a change. 

The diabetes prevention program is a year-long program which focuses on lasting lifestyle changes like regular physical activity, healthy eating, weight loss, and stress management. The program meets for 16 weekly sessions and then 6 monthly follow-up sessions.  This program helps you make lifestyle changes to reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes.   You must have risk factors or a diagnosis of prediabetes to meet the class requirements. Pre-diabetes can be diagnosed by your physician or you can take the self-screening test by going to the following Web site: Do I have prediabetes

If you have a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes you will not qualify to attend and we recommend our Conversations in Diabetes. 

Click Register to see all the dates and locations available.  This program is offered in-person at various sites and virtually. Register to attend one Session below.  The introductory session and the year-long program will be held at the same location.

To find additional options for Diabetes Prevention Programs, visit

Diabetes Preventions: What you need to know is a virtual program scheduled on April 1st 1-2 pm or April 15th 10-11am.  Register Here to learn more about the DPP program.

We have different choices, virtual or in-person. 

Register for the session of your choice. 

In-person - Meets on Mondays 12:00pm - 1:00pm 

In-person workshop starts Monday, April 1st.

Presenter: Takiyah Calhoun-James, MBA, DHed (ABD), Ascension Michigan Community Health

Location: Samaritas Senior Community, 4950 Gateshead St, Detroit


Virtual - Meets on Fridays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Virtual workshop starts Friday, May 3rd at 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Presenter: Phyllis Nelson, RN, MSN, FNP-C. PMHNP-s, Ascension SE Michigan Community Health

Location: Virtual from your own home or office

Registration is required. Program enrollment is limited. Informational session (first) is mandatory. These are a series of workshops built on the previous session. No new admittance after the third week. Workshops are FREE.

Participants will be contacted before the class date from the Lifestyle Coach Facilitator to qualify for this class.  

If your class required payment, a refund will be given if a cancellation request is received 2 business days (48 hours) prior to the start of the class/program. A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.

Location Information

  • April 1st 2024 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDTMay 3rd 2024 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
  • Ascension SE Michigan (virtual and in-person)
  • 16001 West Nine Mile Rd, Southfield, MI, 48075 US


Takiyah Calhoun MBA, ABD

Phyllis A Nelson RN, MSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-s

Ascension Southeast Michigan Community Health

Lauren Tomasko RDN, CDCES

Belinda Kabodian BS, RN, HN-BC

Ascension Southeast Michigan Community Health



  • Thursdays "Virtually" starting January 11, 2024

    Thursdays "Virtually" starting January 11, 2024 [Sold Out]

    Meet on Thursdays 1:00-2:00pm on Google Meet.
    Weekly for 16 weeks then monthly (Year long program)

  • Fridays "in-person" starting January 19, 2024

    Fridays "in-person" starting January 19, 2024

    Meets on Fridays 9:30 - 10:30 am at Bethel Baptist Church East.
    Weekly for 16 weeks then monthly (Year long program)

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