I CAN Prevent Diabetes!

I CAN Prevent Diabetes! is a community-based, lifestyle change program that offers diabetes prevention education and support for people with pre-diabetes. Jen Donkin, RD and Nicole Boelter, MS, Exercise Physiologist lead the program at River’s Edge Hospital.

Contact Jen Donkin at 507- 934-7694 for information and registration.
Class size is limited – call today!

Pre-diabetes involves blood sugar levels that are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diabetes. An individual with pre-diabetes can delay or prevent type 2 diabetes by making simple lifestyle changes. Diet and moderate exercise resulting in a 5-7% weight loss (usually about 10 -15 pounds) often work to bring blood sugar levels back down to a healthy range.

 

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More information about pre-diabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes can be found at:

American Diabetes Association, http://www.diabetes.org/pre-diabetes.jsp

National Diabetes Education Program, http://www.YourDiabetesInfo.org

More information about the
I CAN Prevent Diabetes! program can be found at
www.icanpreventdiabetes.org