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Diabetes Prevention Program- University of Maine at Farmington (UMF013020)

Free

with Kathleen Kerr, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 30, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Classes will be held weekly on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 pm at the Education Center on the University of Maine at Farmington Campus. 

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.

 The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat better and be active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The National 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 instructor will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week.Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call 661-7294

Diabetes Prevention Program- SMHC Sanford (SMHC011020)

Free

with Jennifer Schultz, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 31, 2020 at 7 am, runs for 52 weeks

Classes will be held weekly on Fridays from 7:00-8:00 am at Southern Maine Healthcare in Sanford. 

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.

 The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to eat better and be active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The National 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 instructor will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week.Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call 661-7294

Diabetes Prevention Program- Scarborough (NORDX013120)

Free

with Larissa Hannan, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next session starts Jan 31, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Classes will be held weekly from noon- 1:00 pm in the starting in the Peaks Conference Room at NorDx Labs in Scarborough.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes and take the test at the bottom of the page.  

The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn to eat healthier and be more active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The National 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. Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

If you have any questions, please contact Larissa Hannan at 661-7294

Full Course

Restorative Yoga

$40

with Anne Gosling, Ph.D, MaineHealth Learning Resource Center

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 5, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks
2 additional sessions through Mar 4, 2020

Restorative yoga is the practice of allowing the body to relax and rest deeply, restoring the nervous system. Guided imagery, breath awareness, and the use of props supports us in our total relaxation. Restorative poses help relieve the effects of chronic stress, and unwind layers of holding and tension in the body and mind boosting the immune system and balancing the nervous system.

Diabetes Prevention Program- Franklin (FCHN020520)

Free

with Kathleen Kerr, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Classes will be held weekly from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Crosby Conference Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes and take the test at the bottom of the page.  

The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn to eat healthier and be more active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The National 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. Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

If you have any questions, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org 

Snowshoe Balsam Ridge Christmas Tree Farm

Free

with Stephens Memorial Hospital & Balsam Ridge Christmas Tree & Maple Syrup Farm, Western Maine Health Community Resources

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2020 at 1 pm

Bring your snowshoes and join Stephens Memorial Hospital and Balsam Ridge® Christmas Tree and Maple Syrup Farm to enjoy a fun and scenic trek through the Christmas trees and sugar bush during “Maple Tapping Season”. This hike consists of an approximately a 1 mile loop over glacially carved terrain to observe the modern day practices associated with maple syrup production. Along the way, you will see fields of Christmas trees and observe Maple tree tapping using an interconnected tubing system for sap collection. Afterwards you can enjoy some hot chocolate, maple syrup sampling and there will be products available for purchase. There will also be an open forum/discussion for anyone interested in backyard sugaring.       Please note: weather permitting
(SNOW DATE: February 16, same time)

If you would like to check out their website and get directions: https://www.balsamridgechristmas.com/index.php/about-us/map-directions

Diabetes Prevention Program- Stephens Memorial Hospital (STEPH021220)

Free

with Dani Mooney, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Classes will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 1:30 -2:30 pm at the William L. Medd MD Health Center.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.

 The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

The National 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 instructor will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week.Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call 207-661-7294

Diabetes Prevention Program- Memorial Hospital (MEM021920)

Free

with Sara Hickson, MaineHealth Diabetes Prevention

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 52 weeks

Classes will be held weekly from 1:30 - 2:30 pm at Memorial Hospital.

Click here to see if you may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes.

 The National Diabetes Prevention Program will help you: 

  • Learn how to be healthier and get active
  • Develop skills to make healthier choices
  • Get the long-term support you need to stick with the changes

The National 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 instructor will provide guidance and encouragement throughout the program. Classes are one-hour, and will be held at the same time each week.Please note: This program is not designed for people who have already been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

For more information, please contact prevention@mainehealth.org or call 661-7294





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