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April 28, 2017

Lifestyle Change Program Details

If you have prediabetes, now is the time for action!
An Idaho Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP):

  1. Meets once a week for 16 weeks, and then once a month for eight months to maintain healthy lifestyle changes.
  2. All classes are led by a trained lifestyle coach in a group setting.  
  3. Learn about and practice healthy eating and physical activity habits that have been proven to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
  4. Discuss topics such as healthy eating, increasing physical activity, reducing stress, problem solving, and much more.
Learn what to expect when joining a CDC-recognized lifestyle change program to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Find a Diabetes Prevention Program Near You!

Click below to find contact information for a Lifestyle Coach and enroll today.

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Bingham Memorial Hospital

Where: 98 Poplar St. Blackfoot, ID 83221
Contact: Kelli Whiteus,MHE
Phone: 208-782-2937
This is a fee based program that provides scholarship opportunities. 


Treasure Valley YMCA

Where: Ada and Canyon Counties 
 Mary Biddle-Newberry
 208-344-5502 ext. 276
This program is fee-based, but financial assistance and payment plans are available. 

Southwest District Health
 Adams, Canyon, Gem, Owyhee, Washington and Payette Counties. 
Contact: Juanita Aguilar, Lifestyle Coach
Phone: 208-455-5332 
This class is available in English and Spanish.  

Panhandle Health District

Where: 8500 N. Atlas Rd. Hayden, ID 83835
Contact: Natalie Colla, RDN, LDN, Lifestyle Coach
Phone: 208-415-5293

St. Mary's/Clearwater Valley Hospital & Clinics

Where: Clearwater, Idaho, Lewis and select portions of Nez Perce Counties
 Laura Hollingshead, Lifestyle Coach 
 208-476-4555 ext. 8126
This program is free for those living in the service area.

North Canyon Medical Center

Where: Gooding, Lincoln, Jerome, Camas, Elmore, Twin Falls
Contact: Merri Ann King, RN, CDE or Sue Ormond, RD, LD, CDE
Email: or
Phone: 208-934-9886
This program costs $100 which includes 1 year of lifestyle training classes (24 in total) and all the handouts. It also includes 1 year membership at North Canyon Medial Center Fitness and Rehabilitation Center. Classes offered in Spanish and English
(North Canyon Medical Center Fitness and Rehabilitation Center fee is normally $300 per year!)

Public Health-Idaho North Central District

Where: Nez Perce and Latah Counties
Contact: Heidi Henson or Ryan Bender
Phone: 208-799-3100
Email: or
This program is free for those living the service area.

Gritman Medical Center

Where: Moscow-Latah County
Contact: Nancy Kure, Lifestyle Coach
Phone: 208-883-6230
This program is free for those living in the service area.

Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics

Where: TBD
Contact: Laura Hollingshead, Lifestyle Coach
Phone: 208-476-4555 ext. 8126
This program is free for those living in the service area.

Shoshone Family Medical Center

Where: Shoshone Family Medical Center at 113 S. Apple St., Shoshone, ID 83352
Contact: Pam Lowder
Phone: 208-886-2224
This program is a fee-based, but payment plans are available.

Where: Fort Hall
Contact: Sunny Stone
Phone: 208-238-5432
Where: 229 S. 7th St. Saint Maries, ID 83861
Contact: Jordon Groce, Lifestyle Coach
Phone: 208-245-7605

Click here to view a map of all Idaho Diabetes Prevention Programs! 

Idaho Prediabetes Infographic