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Let Us Help You Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

May 4, 2017 Leave your thoughts

Let us help you make lasting changes aimed at improving your health and preventing diabetes. Weight loss through structured lifestyle change is the single most important step people can take to prevent type 2 diabetes. This class, normally $429, is FREE and engages you for an entire year to make lasting improvement. The initial 16 weekly meetings focus on lifestyle change... Continue Reading

Prevent diabetes with free classes in Duluth

March 6, 2017 Leave your thoughts

If you’re ready to take charge of your health by losing weight and delaying the onset of diabetes, two free classes are beginning in Duluth this month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 Americans has prediabetes, and most don’t know it. Prediabetes occurs when blood sugar (glucose) levels are higher than normal, but not... Continue Reading

Community partners offer class to prevent type 2 diabetes

February 13, 2017 Leave your thoughts

A group of community partners in Itasca County have come together to improve health and prevent chronic disease. As a direct result of the collaboration, classes that are proven to help people lose weight and prevent type 2 diabetes are expanding across the county in the coming months. Representatives of Itasca County Public Health, the University of Minnesota Extension, Second... Continue Reading

Make a healthy commitment this new year

December 23, 2016 Leave your thoughts

Research suggests that just 8 percent of Americans achieve their New Year’s resolutions. This year, if your resolutions involve losing weight, eating healthier or working out more, a free class offered by the in the Northland can help you be one of those successful 8 percent. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC-led, proven lifestyle change program that helps people... Continue Reading

Prediabetic? Cut Your Risk in Half with FREE Class October 6th

September 20, 2016 Leave your thoughts

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? One in three Americans are – take the quiz at DoIHavePrediabetes.org to find out. If you live in the Duluth area, a yearlong lifestyle change program beginning October 6th is being offered free of charge to those with prediabetes. Read on for more information about the condition and the class. To register, Sign up through the Duluth YMCA... Continue Reading

Prediabetic? What Now?

September 15, 2016 Leave your thoughts

Making lifestyle changes to eat better and exercise can be tough. But there is some really good news. Even a small amount of weight loss can reduce your risk and you don’t have to make changes alone. National Diabetes Prevention Programs and classes across the county are growing to provide people the tools to make significant improvements to their health.... Continue Reading