Pre-Diabetes

Have You Had Your Blood Sugar Tested Lately?

Many people don’t know they have pre-diabetes because there are no outward symptoms. According to the American Diabetes Association, 79 million people in the United States have pre-diabetes. This condition – characterized by higher-than-normal blood glucose levels -- increases your risk for diabetes and puts you at a 50% greater risk for stroke and heart attack. 

The good news is that you can help avoid or delay the onset of diabetes by making some simple lifestyle changes. Consult your physician if you are concerned about pre-diabetes or diabetes.

Some people feel overwhelmed, depressed, angry, or frustrated when they learn they have high blood sugar or diabetes. We can help people navigate through all the information to show them how to live happily and healthfully with pre-diabetes or diabetes.

What Do You Know About Pre-Diabetes? 
Take this quiz to find out how to cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Aug Events

Pre-Diabetes Class

Aug 01, 2019 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Lakeland Hospital Watervliet Classroom B 400 Medical Park Dr Watervliet MI
This free class helps participants with higher-than-normal blood sugar levels learn about lifestyle changes

Sep Events

Pre-Diabetes Class

Sep 05, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Center for Outpatient Services, St. Joseph Pharmacy Conference Room 3900 Hollywood Road St. Joseph MI
This free class helps those with higher-than-normal blood sugar levels learn about lifestyle changes.
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