Diabetes Prevention Program and Diabetes Support Group

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Change for Life Diabetes Prevention Program

Have you ever been told by a health care professional that you:
Are at risk for diabetes?
Have prediabetes?
Have high blood sugar or glucose?
Have gestational diabetes?

You may be at high risk for type 2 diabetes but there is something you can do about it. The CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program can help you make a Change for Life. You will learn to change your lifestyle to prevent type 2 diabetes. Groups meet for 16 weekly sessions followed by six monthly sessions with a trained lifestyle coach.

To qualify you must be 18 years or older and have a BMI of at least 24 and have at least ONE of the following:

Fasting blood glucose (range 100 -125 mg/dl)
2-hour glucose (range 140-199 mg/dl)
HbA1c (range 5.7-6.4)
History of Gestational Diabetes
Score 9 or more on the CDC Prediabetes Screening Test

CDC Prediabetes Screening Test

CONTACT: Ashley Wilks, RN
AshleyE.Wilks@ky.gov

 

Healthy Living With Diabetes
Support Group

Second Monday of each month
Open to the Public
Light Refreshments Provided
5pm at the Lawrence County Cooperative Extension Office
249 Industrial Park Road
 
For more information call (606)673-9495 or (606)638-4389