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Heart & Circulatory Health (Cardiovascular Care)

Diabetes Prevention Program - FCHN 002

Free

with Ellen Thorne, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next session starts Nov 1, 2018 at 4 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 Thursday October 18, 2018 at 4:00 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

$250

with Kelley Simpson, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next session starts Oct 30, 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. 

The class begins on Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 5:00 PM, and 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. 

Healthy Eating and Cooking to Lower Blood Pressure

$25

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

Calendar Next session starts 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. The DASH Diet has been named the best overall diet for 8 years in a row by US News and World Reports. This science-based diet isn't just a fad. We will go over the DASH eating plan as well cook a couple recipes for you to learn and try.





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