Diabetes Prevention


The North Providence HEZ is proud to announce their collaboration with the Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN)  offering a FREE lifestyle change program to North Providence Residents who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes.

The lifestyle change program is based on research that found that people at high risk for type 2 diabetes can prevent or delay the disease through a structured lifestyle program that results in weight loss and regular physical activity.

Please take the screening test below or risk-assessment to find out if you qualify for these free programs.  The sessions will give you the support you need to become healthier and feel great.

CDC Prediabetes Screening Test

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Risk Assessment

Upcoming Events (Próximos Eventos)

Past Events ( Eventos Pasados)
  • Fall Festival at Greystone School
    Saturday, September 23rd  from 12:00 - 6:00 pm at North Providence Union Free Library
  • Tri- County Head Start Fall Festival 
    Friday, September 29th  from 10:00 - 12:00 pm at  at the Kelly-Gazzerro VFW Post located on 1418 Plainfield St., Cranston, RI 02920
  • Health & Wellness Fair "Health, Body & Mind"
  • Diabetes Prevention Program orientation on Tuesday, May 16, at 4:30 pm  at Youfit in North Providence.  For more information call 401-868-1267.
Upcoming Classes

Current Full Classes
Wednesday 9:30-10:30 North Providence Pool and Fitness Center
Thursday 10:30-11:30 North Providence Union Free Library