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Life Rx Program

COVID-19 UPDATES

Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, certain Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed. For a complete list of postponements, cancelations or closures, visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page. We will continue to update the list as the situation progresses.

A yearlong lifestyle change initiative proven to help prevent and delay the onset of type 2 diabetes, Life Rx encourages participants to make lasting behavior changes involving nutrition, physical activity and coping strategies. Classes are instructed by a trained lifestyle coach.

This program is for pre-diabetics and those with specific risk factors. It does not treat or provide information for those already diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, talk to your primary care provider to learn about other services such as the diabetes care center, that may be right for you.

Eligibility

  • 18 years of age or older
  • BMI (body mass index) of 24 or higher
  • Must have one or more of the following:
    • Positive screening for prediabetes based on the CDC Prediabetes Screening Test
    • History of gestational diabetes mellitus (diabetes while pregnant)
    • Prediabetes diagnosis confirmed by a blood glucose test within the past 12 months
    • Please see application form for screening test

Other Information

What you will learn:

  • How to eat healthy without giving up all the foods you love
  • Ways to add physical activity to your life, even if you do not think you have time
  • Techniques to help you keep track of what you eat and your physical activity
  • Tips to help you deal with challenges that can derail your hard work
  • How to manage stress related to lifestyle change
  • Strategies to help you get back on track if you stray from your plan
  • How to adopt new behaviors by setting new goals
  • Ways to adapt and maintain your success
  • Strategies to help you stay motivated

Online Applications

Service Area

Both

This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 276-1843

Fax:
(580) 421-4572

Toll-Free:
(800) 851-9136

Location

Diabetes Care Center
1921 Stonecipher Blvd.
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 421-4532