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LifeRx Program

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A yearlong lifestyle change initiative proven to help prevent and delay the onset of type 2 diabetes, LifeRx 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

This program is for those who are 18 years of age or older and have at least one of the following:

  • Prediabetes diagnosis confirmed by a blood test within the past 12 months
  • History of gestational diabetes mellitus (diabetes while pregnant)
  • Elevated risk level (determined after application is reviewed)
    • This program is not suitable for diabetes treatment or diabetes self-management. If you currently have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you will not be eligible for this program. Talk to your primary care provider to learn about other options that may be right for you.

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