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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

Don’t let your prediabetes become diabetes! Join our upcoming Diabetes Prevention Program class. Starting Thursday, December 5th from 5:00 – 6:00 PM at the Carroll County Health Department.

Information about Prevent T2 class available on rest of page.

 
 
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 three times a month for the first 4 months, two times a month for the next two months, then monthly for the last 6 months. The year-long commitment helps make sure that healthy changes become habits. 
 
For more information or to register, contact Rachel Tabler at rachel.tabler@maryland.gov or 410-876-4885.
 
For other courses in Maryland, other states, and online, visit our Prediabetes page.