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Diabetes Prevention Program: Prevent T2 Diabetes
July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely
One out of three American adults has prediabetes and most of them don’t know it. Prediabetes can lead to Type 2 diabetes. Without making lifestyle changes, many people with prediabetes can develop type 2 diabetes within five years. PeaceHealth’s “Prevent T2 Diabetes” lifestyle change program can help participants make lasting changes to prevent type 2 diabetes. With just modest lifestyle changes, participants can cut the risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half. “Prevent T2 Diabetes” is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Participants will learn to:
- Eat healthy
- Add physical activity to lifestyle
- Manage stress
- Stay on track when eating out
- Stay motivated
- Solve problems that get in the way of healthy habits
Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, all participants must register; walk-ins will not be accepted. There are also some eligibility requirements and a fee for the class, which varies based on individual insurance coverage. Classes are offered at Peacehealth Specialty Clinic, 2312 NE 129th St, Vancouver, WA 98686. For more information or to register, call Christine at 360-546-8937. For more information about diabetes prevention visit www.peacehealth.org/southwest/services/diabetes-endocrine