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Lifestyle Change – Don’t Do It Alone

July 20, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 20, 2023

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.

Thursday, July 13

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.

 

An information session will be held:

Thursday, July 13, 2023
5:30 – 6:30 pm

Meritus Family Medicine – Walnut Street
Community Education Room
24 N. Walnut St
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Sessions will then begin on Thursday, July 20, 2023 and run through July 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:
July 20, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Organizer

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

Venue

Meritus Family Medicine – Walnut Street
24 N. Walnut Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States
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