National Diabetes Prevention Program 2018-09-13T14:19:43+00:00

I CAN Prevent Diabetes Program, a CDC-approved curriculum, is designed for people with prediabetes or at risk for diabetes. This free program may be for you if you are:

  • At risk for but NOT currently diagnosed with diabetes
  • Overweight
  • Not pregnant
  • Have a history of gestational diabetes

Learn how to create a healthier lifestyle and its role in preventing diabetes in this year-long prevention program. Groups will meet with a trained lifestyle coach once a week for 16 weeks followed by eight monthly sessions (duration is one year total) to help participants set personal goals to lose weight, eat healthier and increase physical activity.

Upcoming Events

Lifestyle Change Program- Carefree Living Thursdays

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - November 1 @ 6:00 pm

Become a Certified Lifestyle Coach

Become a certified lifestyle coach by taking this two-day course so you can teach others how to create a healthier lifestyle and prevent diabetes in a diabetes prevention program.

Training September 25 and 26, 2018, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Essentia Health – St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Thabes 1, 523 North 3rd Street, Brainerd, MN 56401.
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