Ascension Sacred Heart Diabetes-Prevention Class SeriesName: Ascension Sacred Heart Diabetes-Prevention Class SeriesDate: August 19, 2021 - August 20, 2021Event Description:
Registration has begun for the next Prevent T2 series of diabetes-prevention classes at Ascension Sacred Heart Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach. The series, which begins Thursday, June 18, is based on the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This series is designed for those who may be at risk for developing diabetes, including those who are age 45 or older, are overweight, have a family history of type 2 diabetes, are physically active fewer than three times per week, or who ever had diabetes while pregnant or gave birth to a baby who weighed more than 9 lbs.
The program meets for one year with weekly meetings for the first 16 weeks. After that point, meetings are held once or twice a month for the remaining eight months.
Benefits of this program include:
- A trained lifestyle coach to guide and encourage you.
- The skills you need to lose weight, be more physically active and manage stress.
- Support and encouragement from other participants with the same goals.
- A CDC-approved curriculum.
Registration is required. Cost is $50, and grants are available for those who are eligible. Call 850-278-3546 for more information, class times, locations and to enroll.