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Diabetes Prevention Program

Program Type: Prevention Programs
Description:

"My sugars dropped to a normal range - not sure that would have happened if I did not attend the sessions - so well worth it!"

 

Are you interested in reducing your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes? 

 

The Prediabetes Education Program consists of monthly nutrition and physical activity sessions (2 hours per session) and interactive hands-on activities to help you gain knowledge and skills.

 

What will I gain from participating in this program?

  • Access to 7 months of free healthy lifestyle education sessions,
  • Opportunities to take part in a variety of physical activities,
  • Opportunities to sample healthy snacks,
  • Access to health professionals – Registered Dietitian, nurse, physical activity specialists, etc.,
  • Monitoring and individual feedback on blood sugars, cholesterol, blood pressure, weight, waist circumference, diet and activity habits,
  • Self-management skill building.


Resources:

3-Day Food Record

Activity Log

 

This program is offered once a year. You will be asked to see the dietitian before the first session to gather some baseline information, therefore registration must be done before the first of the 7 session dates.

Please call Amanda at 519-655-2322 to enroll in this program.

Requires Physician Referral: No
Prerequisites: Must be a patient of STAR who has been diagnosed with prediabetes, impaired fasting glucose (IFG), or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)
Prediabetes Group D (Stratford)
Chronic Disease Management
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours
8 monthly sessions followed by a 6 month follow-up. Visit 1 - October 23/12 Visit 2 - November 20/12 Visit 3 - January 15/13 Visit 4 - February 12/13 Visit 5 - March 12/13 Visit 6 - April 16/13 Visit 7 - May 14/13 Visit 8 - June 11/13 Visit 9 - Dec 3/13
Type Diabetes Prevention Program
Location O'Loane Medical Clinic
Conference Room
700 O'Loane Ave.
Stratford
Ontario
Canada
N5A 6S6
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Cost Free
Registration is closed.
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