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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)
Dr. Cowing's Diabetes Group
Chronic Disease Management
Thursday, April 04, 2013 at 01:30 PM
Duration: 2 hours
Join our Dietitian, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist and Dr. Cowing to enhance your knowledge in the self-management of your diabetes. Please call 519-273-1060 ext. 254 to get started!
Type Diabetes Prevention Program
Location Tavistock Community Health Inc.
Conference Room
80 Maria Street
Tavistock
Ontario
Canada
N0B 2R0
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Cost Free
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