DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM
This national program developed by the CDC promotes healthy lifestyle changes to help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
This is not a fad diet, an exercise class or a quick fix. It’s a year-long program focused on long-term changes and lasting results. A year might sound like a long commitment, but this program uses peer-to-peer learning and coaching model to promote lifestyle changes that result in a healthier life and overall wellbeing.
• Eat healthy without giving up all the foods you love
• Add physical activity to your life, even if you don’t think
you have time
• Setting goals and staying motivated
• Deal with stress
• Cope with challenges that can derail your hard work
• Choose healthy food when eating out
• Get back on track if you stray from your healthy lifestyle goals
18 years or older
Body Mass Index over 25
Not currently pregnant
Prediabetic or identified at risk for diabetes
Hemoglobin A1C: 5.7%–6.4%
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sahirar@CBHA.ORG • 509.488.5256
Every Tuesday in July
5 PM - 6 PM
Classes Will Be Taught By CBHA Health Educators
Sahira at Wahluke Clinic and Martin at Othello Clinic
What is prediabetes?
Prediabetes occurs when blood glucose levels (sugar) are higher than normal, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. If no lifestyle changes occur, prediabetes can eventually become a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
Take the screener below to see if you are at risk for having prediabetes.