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Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Program Seeks to Stop Diabetes Before It Starts

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ELLSWORTH – Maine Coast Memorial Hospital’s¬† program ” Small Steps-Big Rewards” to teach the positive steps one can take to avoid or postpone the onset of diabetes from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 8 in the Medical Office Building Classroom (Door C) at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. Melissa Frye, MS, RD, LD will be leading the session.

Ten years ago, we only knew how to treat diabetes, now we know it can be prevented. The results of the Diabetes Prevention Program demonstrated that simple lifestyle changes have a big impact; participants were able to reduce their risk of developing diabetes by 58 percent through healthy lifestyle changes such as improving eating habits and increasing physical activity.

Preregistration is required. There is a fee of $15 per person. Call the Diabetes and Nutrition Center at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital at 664-5475 to preregister or for more information visit www.mainehospital.org

For More Information:

Contact Name: Mary Jude

Telephone Number: (207)664-5475

Website: http://www.mainehospital.org