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Lifestyle Change – Don’t Do It Alone

May 2, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Could you have prediabetes? 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. have it, but only 10% know. At risk? Join the Diabetes Prevention Program. Learn more at healthywashingtoncounty.com. HWC and health department logos.

Tuesday, May 2

Are you overweight? Are you ready to make some changes?

About this Event

Being overweight and underactive puts you at risk for developing prediabetes and diabetes. The good news is…. with small weekly changes you can reverse this. Meritus Medical Center is offering the Diabetes Prevention Program- (DPP) Prevent T2 to help you meet your goals of better health and weight loss. This year-long program has proven to decrease your risk of developing diabetes by over 50%.

Join us to find out if this program is right for you! Meet a lifestyle coach who will support you through this journey and help you to better understand healthier eating, how to add physical activity and how to deal with stressors. Sessions will be held virtually via ZOOM. You will need internet access and a computer, cell phone, or tablet with a camera to participate. Please contact us if you would like to participate in a virtual class but lack the internet or device capability.

An in-person information session will be held:

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

3 – 4 pm

Meritus Community & Home Health

1799 Howell Rd

Hagerstown, MD 21740

The information session allows for class material pick up and to meet your coach before the virtual sessions start. Enter through the front entry. Someone will be there to let you into the main lobby.

 

Virtual zoom sessions will then begin on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 and run through May 2024
The program consists of weekly sessions for 16-18 weeks for the first 6 months then monthly sessions for 6 months.

 

If you have questions or would like to register, please contact Meritus Community Health Services at 301-790- 8675.

Details

Date:
May 2, 2023
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Meritus Community Health Education & Outreach
Phone
301-790-8964
Email
communityhealth@meritushealth.com

Venue

Meritus Health Howell Rd
1799 Howell Rd
Hagerstown, 21740 United States
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