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Diabetes prevention

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) aims to engage Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) Program members in diabetes prevention with onsite blood sugar testing events.

To help you plan, promote, and host a DPP testing event, follow these steps.

Step 1: Plan and schedule

  1. Get leadership support

    1. Share Executive Order 13-06 (Section 2b) with leaders.
  2. What to expect

    1. Review the Wellness Coordinator Checklist.
    2. Review the Testing Event FAQs.
  3. Get started

    Note: Submit your request at least 45 days before the event date.

    1. Use the Testing Event Setup guidelines to plan the layout of your room(s).
    2. Complete the Onsite Event Request Form.
    3. Send your completed request form to wawellness@hca.wa.gov.

Step 2: Promote

To help you promote your DPP testing event, choose from the list below.

DPP emails and messages

Use these customizable emails or messages to promote your testing event. The emails and messages are nearly the same. We offer the messages in case you cannot send emails.

DPP flyers

Use these flyers as a handout or poster to promote your event. To help employees find out if they are at risk for prediabetes, use the DPP risk quiz found on page two of both flyers.

DPP brochures

Use one of the DPP brochures below as a detailed overview. All three are similar, but each offers a unique look and feel.

Employee support

Go to PEBB Diabetes Prevention Program so you and your employees can find out more about this PEBB benefit such as who is eligible and how to sign up.

Step 3: Hold event

Share the following resources with testing event screeners and class providers. You can also use these to get familiar with the process for testing events and classes.

What if I need help finding a DPP class?

If your worksite cannot host DPP classes, use locate a participating YMCA to help staff find a class near them.

Step 4: Feedback

Finish the DPP testing event process by following these final two steps:

  1. Fill out the Testing Event Feedback Survey.
  2. Send the completed feedback survey to wawellness@hca.wa.gov.


For employees that cannot attend your testing event or do not have web access
Call 1-877-229-7111 ext. 706 to find a testing event near them.

For help with the resources above
Email: wawellness@hca.wa.gov
Phone: 360-725-1700