Sun Health Wellness Launches ‘SunHealthDPP’ Online Health and Wellness Programs Focused on Diabetes Prevention, Weight Loss and Chronic Disease Management

Post date: 9/9/2020

Surprise, Ariz. – Sept. 9, 2020 – Sun Health’s vision of a world where people live longer, healthier, more purposeful lives has just moved beyond serving the residents of the West Valley with the launch of the “SunHealthDPP” Diabetes Prevention and Weight Loss program and the “SunHealth360” Lifestyle Change program.

Both new offerings are online and available to anyone, anywhere using a computer and the “Sun Health DPP” mobile app. The new online Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) offered by Sun Health Wellness and available at, allows individuals who have been diagnosed by a physician as pre-diabetic or at a high risk of developing diabetes to gain back control of their health.

This 12-month program is managed by a registered dietitian and a certified lifestyle coach. It provides participants with the tools to manage their health, lose weight and lower A1c levels, and is a companion program to the in-person DPP offered at the Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing. It is the only program in Arizona fully recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for in-person support and is pending recognition for the online program. Additionally, Sun Health offers the only in-person program in Arizona recognized by Medicare.

SunHealthDPP offers a lifetime of wellness tips and tools, and includes:

-26 video modules to help participants improve their health, wellness and nutrition
-Unlimited lifestyle coach engagement for 12 months
-Ongoing, personalized health coaching to ensure successful progress
-Tips and tools to help maintain a healthy weight
-A scale/pedometer provided at start of program

Through this innovative, personalized and low-cost program, participants can reverse their course towards diabetes and take the pathway to better health. The program offered through may be covered by a health plan or employer.

To get started, visit anytime or call the Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing at (623) 471-9355 during normal business hours. 

SunHealth360 Lifestyle Change Program

For individuals who may not be eligible for SunHealthDPP, SunHealth360 offers a low-cost, comprehensive online suite of health care management tools to help empower participants to take control of their health. Sun Health’s personalized support helps participants get healthy and stay healthy by surrounding them with interactive resources and guidance to help establish long-term healthy habits. Elements of the program include:

  • Content addressing weight, metabolic syndrome, prediabetes and heart disease prevention
  • Improved health and nutrition through lifestyle changes
  • Unlimited lifestyle coach engagement for 12 months
  • Weekly check-in to ensure your progress
  • Wide range of interactive resources
  • 24/7 access through a smart phone app or computer

All of these benefits are available at a low-cost, and include personalized support to help participants. To get started on SunHealth360, visit anytime, or call the Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing at (623) 471-9355 during normal business hours.

“With unlimited lifestyle coach support, you’ll feel empowered, and feel better,” said Barbara Mason, vice president of Home and Community Based Services. “Our supportive and safe community ensures you’re not alone in taking control of your health and wellbeing. These programs allow our team to support a wider audience beyond just those living in the West Valley.”