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Diabetes & Nutrition Programs (Homepage)

Ascension offers multiple resources for healthy living, diabetes prevention, and diabetes management.

To learn more about each opportunity, click on the individual program/class. Details about registering will be included.

Those with questions, difficulty registering or who are in need of assistance, please call 248-844-4540

Diabetes Prevention Program

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a year-long lifestyle change program that can help you lose weight, become more physically active, reduce stress and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. This CDC-approved curriculum is provided by a trained lifestyle coach. In-person and virtual programs available. To learn if you may be at risk to develop diabetes, take a diabetes risk assessment

Click here to see available dates and times

Diabetes Education

Individuals diagnosed with diabetes can improve their health and decrease complications by participating in diabetes education programs.

Diabetes self-management training is provided by specialized nurses and nutritionists to give individualized guidance on managing the disease. This education is covered by most insurances. Education is provided for individuals diagnosed with Type 1, Type 2 or Gestational Diabetes. We have several locations to choose from. Click on the link below for specific information and phone number.

Ascension Providence Southfield

Ascension Providence Rochester

Ascension Providence Novi

We also offer other free programs and classes for patients with diabetes.

Conversations in Diabetes

Watching your Weight & Diabetes

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

A healthy lifestyle can help reduces stress, loose weight and improve health outcomes. Ascension offers multiple classes and lectures to help you live a healthier life. Both virtual and in-person programs offered. Many programs are free.

Healthy Habits for the New Year

Pancreatic Cancer & Diabetes Prevention

Habits & Healthy Living at Auburn Hills community center

Hypertension, Diabetes & Weight Management

Virtual Ongoing Exercise

Wednesday Walking Workout


 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. Ascension Providence reserves the right to cancel classes with less than 5 registrants. A full refund will be given for any class cancelled by the site.