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National Diabetes Prevention Program in Carroll County

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is coming to Carroll County. To learn about this FREE lifestyle change program for people with prediabetes, join us for an introductory session:

January 22, 2018,  10-11 a.m.
Carroll County Health Department
290 South Center Street, Westminster
 
Classes begin: January 29, 2018, 10-11 am at the Health Department
 
 
To be eligible for this FREE lifestyle change program, you must:
  • Be at least 18 years old and
  • Be overweight (body mass index ≥24; ≥22 if Asian) AND
  • Have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes AND
  • Have a blood test result in the prediabetes range within the past year:
    • Hemoglobin A1C: 5.7%–6.4% or 
    • Fasting plasma glucose: 100–125 mg/dL or
    • Two-hour plasma glucose (after a 75 gm glucose load): 140–199 mg/dL OR
  • Be previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes
 The class meets weekly for 6 months, then monthly for the second 6 months. The year-long commitment helps make sure that healthy changes become habits. The class runs from Monday, January 29th, 2018 – Monday, January 28th, 2019.
 
For more information, call 410-876-4900.
 
For other courses in Maryland, other states, and online, visit our Prediabetes page.