Diabetes

Diabetes Prevention Program
We invite you to sign up for this yearlong lifestyle coaching workshop proven to help prevent or delay type two diabetes. This program will give you the resources to lose weight, improve nutrition, increase physical activity and receive group support and expert coaching. Click here for further details, and to see if you qualify for this program.
Diabetes affects half of Americans
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed that 12-14 percent of U.S. adults had diagnosed diabetes and almost 40 percent have prediabetes. The key to treating prediabetes and preventing diabetes is getting your blood sugar levels back to a normal range. You can do this by making some lifestyle changes — watch your weight, eat healthier and be active. The American Diabetes Association recommends being tested for prediabetes if you are age 45 or older or if you are overweight, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or family history. Many people with Type 2 diabetes do not experience any symptoms or the symptoms are so mild they go unnoticed. Symptoms can include:
  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Urinating more often than usual
  • Feeling very hungry
  • Experiencing blurred vision
  • Weight loss without trying
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