Diabetes Prevention Program
Did you know:
- Prediabetes is a health condition in which blood sugar is higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes.
- Up to one-third of people with prediabetes will develop diabetes within five years, unless they
- You can prevent or delay the onset of diabetes through lifestyle changes.
Have you been told that you:
• Are at risk for getting diabetes?
• Have prediabetes?
• Have borderline diabetes?
• Have high blood sugar or glucose? • Had gestational diabetes?
You may be at risk of having prediabetes if you are:
- A woman who had a baby weighing over 9 pounds at birth.
- The child, sister or brother of someone with diabetes.
- An adult under age 65 who gets little or no exercise.
- Age 65 or older.
If you are at risk for diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that increases the risk of heart attack, kidney failure, blindness and other conditions.
Even if you are at risk for diabetes, you can still do something about it.
The National Diabetes Prevention Program is designed to help adults
with prediabetes make lifestyle changes that prevent type 2 diabetes. It can cut your risk in half.
Sign up today
Yamhill Community Care Organization offers the National Diabetes Prevention Program.
Groups meet for 16 weekly sessions and six monthly follow-up meetings with a trained lifestyle coach.
Sign up today and make a change for life! Come to a free orientation session at:
Yamhill Community Care Wellness Center
819 NE Third St., McMinnville
If you need free transportation to the program, contact WellRide at 1-844-256-5720.
For more program information, contact Sue Finnegan at 503-376-7426.