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 , registered dietician and certified diabetes education instructor, leads the program at River’s Edge Hospital.

Mondays, starting August 21, 2023 at 6 p.m..

Helen White conference center (River’s Edge Campus) $99 (with incentives offered for regular participation), call Jen at 934-7694 to register.

Trained lifestyle coaches will help you learn how to create a healthier lifestyle and prevent diabetes in this diabetes prevention program.

Classes are held weekly for 16 weeks and then monthly for 8 months. 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.

Are you at risk for diabetes?

Take The Test | Prediabetes | CDC

 

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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