1 in 3 adults in Kent County have prediabetes.
The good news is,You can do something about it.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Great support group. Lots of information needed to help you make better decisions. You are never alone on this journey. Lifestyle coaches are available outside of class through e-mail and phone and are always happy to hear your concerns and are happy to help.
I would say that if you have tried to get healthier and lose weight without success, than this program is for you. I had tried for a couple of years to lose weight but kept gaining the few pounds I lost back. This program helps you be accountable. I have a lot of weight to lose still, but I am well on the way.
I have learned a lot from the program and it has encouraged me to focus on my health and wellness. One hour a week
patients for prediabetes using the CDC Prediabetes Screening Test (or the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Risk Test)
patients for prediabetes using one of three blood tests
to help prevent diabetes by referring patients with prediabetes to a diabetes prevention program
To help prevent type 2 diabetes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Medical Association have created a toolkit that health care teams can use as a guide to screen, test and act today by referring patients to in-person or online diabetes prevention programs.
1 in 3 employees may have prediabetes. You can help.
Employers and insurers continue to look for ways to help their employees and insurance members improve their health and well-being.
On average, 1 in 3 employees or members may have prediabetes, which, if left untreated, can progress to type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is one of the top medical expenditures for employers and insurers; it also contributes to reduced productivity, missed work days, and places a toll on patients and their families.