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Diabetes Prevention Program - FCHN 002
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Diabetes Prevention Program - FCHN 002

$250

with Ellen Thorne, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Sep 24, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 52 weeks

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC-approved program that teaches lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.  Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • learn how to eat healthier
  • be more physically active and manage stress
  • develop skills to make healthier choices to lose weight
  • get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The Diabetes Prevention Program meets once a week for 16 weeks, then once or twice a month for the rest of the year.  A trained lifestyle coach will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week. 

The class begins on Monday September 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM, and classes will meet at Healthy Community Coalition, 105 Mt. Blue Circle, Farmington, ME across the street from the hospital.

MaineHealth Employees: Please call (207) 661-7294 to receive the employee code you will need to apply at check-out.

Diabetes Prevention Program - LRC 002
Registration Unavailable

Diabetes Prevention Program - LRC 002

$250

with Kayla Blais, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Sep 11, 2018 at 5 pm, runs for 52 weeks

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC-led initiative that teaches lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for prediabetes.  Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

The Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat healthier, be more physically active and manage stress
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices to lose weight
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The Diabetes Prevention Program meets for one year: once a week for 16 weeks, then bi-monthly or monthly for the rest of the year.  A trained Lifestyle Coach will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week. This class will be taught both in-person, and online, so you can attend most of the classes from the comfort of your own home.

The class begins on Tuesday September 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM, and in-person classes will meet at the Learning Resource Center in Falmouth.

MaineHealth Employees: Please call (207) 661-7294 to receive the employee code you will need to apply at check-out. 

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $87.50, paid every four weeks

Healthy Eating and Cooking to Lower Blood Pressure

$25

with Leslie Ouellette MS, RD, LD, MPH, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Nov 19, 2018 at 6 pm

Join us to learn how The DASH diet can help lower blood pressure and about its other great health benefits. We will go over the DASH eating plan as well cook a couple recipes for you to learn and try.

Introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

$15

with Mary Bitterauf, CHES, CHWC, Certified MBSR Teacher, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Sep 5, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Join us for this informative session on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program. You will learn how developing meditation skills through the 9-week program can help you to manage pain, promote health and wellness, and develop a more positive response to stress.





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