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Diabetes Prevention Program offered at MCMH on February 8, 2012

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ELLSWORTH, Maine — Maine Coast Memorial Hospital is offering a program for people who are at risk of developing diabetes or have been told they are “pre-diab from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Medical Office Building Classroom (Door C) of Maine Coast Memorial Hospital.
Small Steps-Big Rewards is a two-hour program presented by Melissa Frye, MS, RD, LD, to teach the positive steps that can be taken to avoid or postpone the onset of diabetes.
Diabetes can be prevented. The results of the Diabetes Prevention Program demonstrated that simple lifestyle changes can 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 with a $15 fee which covers take-home materials. For more information or to register, call 664-5475.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Jane Sanderson

Telephone Number: (207)664-5337

Website: http://mainehospital.org

Email: jsanderson@mainehospital.org