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National Diabetes Prevention Program-Online

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Free

National DPP is developed by the CDC and Prevention that has been shown to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in those who are at high risk.

If you are overweight or have prediabetes, participate in our CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change program.

What: National Diabetes Prevention Program – Online

Starts: Wednesday, June 16 at 1:30 pm

Duration: 16 core sessions are held weekly for one hour then participants will attend post core sessions one hour once a month for 6 months.

Where: The comfort of your home! (We are offering this workshop virtually)

This curriculum will address:

  • How to eat healthy without giving up all the food you love.
  • How to add physical activity to your life, even if you don’t think you have time .
  • How to cope with challenges that can derail your hard work-like how to choose healthy food when eating out.
  • How to get back on track if you stray from your plan- because everyone slips now and then.
  • During the post core part of this program, participants will enhance the skills they’ve learned so changes can be maintained.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for this CDC recognized lifestyle change program, you must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be overweight (body mass index above 24, or 22 if you are Asian)
  • Have NOT been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • NOT pregnant

In addition, you must meet ONE of the following criteria:

Have had a recent blood test in the prediabetes range, which includes one of the following tests and results:

  • Hemoglobin A1C is between 5.7%-6.4%
  • Fasting plasma glucose is between 110-125mg/dl

All participants will be required to complete a National Diabetes Prevention Program Intake form and participant agreement form by no later than June 11, 2021.

For additional information, please contact the Washington County Commission on Aging, Inc. 301-790-0275 or email ktorsiello@wccoaging.org

Details

Date:
June 16
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-diabetes-prevention-program-online-tickets-154757950195

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