Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program

Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time: 
4:00 p.m.
Location: 
Seward Memorial Hospital

MHCS Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program

Medical Eligibility Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Body Mass index > 24

And

One of the following prediabetes indicators listed below:

  • Fasting plasma glucose 100-125 mg/dl

  • Oral glucose tolerance test (75gm.) with 2 hour plasma glucose 140-199 mg/dl

  • A1c of 5.7 -6.4

Clinically diagnosed gestational diabetes mellitus during a previous pregnancy 

Screening Test - The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Prediabetes Screening Test may also be used to qualify a person for the diabetes prevention program

Yearlong lifestyle change program:

  • 16 weekly meetings, followed by 8 monthly meetings
  • Meetings are one hour in length
  • Cost to attend the program is $150.00

Program goals:

  • 7% weight loss
  • 150 minutes of exercise weekly

Contact Joan Gloystein, RD, LMNT or Sharon Luebbe, RN at 402-646-4667 for more information.