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Diabetes prevention program

act2: A Johns Hopkins Diabetes Prevention Program

act2 co-developer Nisa Maruthur, M.D., M.H.S., talks about the power to stop diabetes.


Do you have prediabetes?

Prediabetes affects 1 out of 3 U.S. adults; of those, 90 percent don’t even know they have it. Prediabetes serves as a warning flag and can lead to the onset of type 2 diabetes. The act2 program is designed to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.


act2 is an employee/member benefit. It is an interactive, year-long support and engagement program empowering individuals to take charge of their health and wellbeing as they work with a personal coach to:

  • Lose weight gradually
  • Build physical activity into their daily routine
  • Understand good nutrition and healthy eating habits
  • Develop skills for behavior change
  • Stay motivated
  • Reduce diabetes risk

For 130 years, Johns Hopkins Hospital has led the way in both biomedical discovery and health care, establishing the standard by which others follow and build upon. This is one of many faculty-developed programs, protocols and services provided by Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions to improve health outcomes and reduce the cost of care.

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