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National Diabetes Prevention Program in Carroll County

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, cut risk in half with proven lifestyle change program, National Partnership Community-Based

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:

May 2, 2018,  2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Carroll County Health Department
290 South Center Street, Westminster
 
Classes: Wednesdays starting May 9th, 2-3 pm 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.