Henry County Health Center?s Diabetes Education Center will offer a free pre-diabetes class on Monday, Jan. 15, from noon to 1 p.m. The class will be conducted in the Diabetes Education Center, located in Suite 25 at HCHC. Directions will be given when you call 319-385-6518 to register. Register by noon on Friday, Jan. 12.
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you should attend this class:
Are your fasting blood sugars between 100 and 125?
Do you have a parent, sister or brother with diabetes?
Are you overweight, inactive, or have poor eating habits?
Are you extremely thirsty, urinate frequently or have unexplained weight loss?
The purpose of the class is to help at-risk individuals reverse habits that may be leading toward a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and its many complications. Topics will include an overview of the different types of diabetes, diet, exercise and diabetes prevention.
Approximately 90 million people in the U.S. have pre-diabetes. For more information or to register for the class, contact HCHC?s Diabetes Education Center at 319-385-6518. There is no fee for this class.