Diabetes is a growing health problem in Georgia, being the seventh leading cause of death. About 1 in every 3 adults living in Georgia is obese, which is a risk factor for diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition that can lead to health issues such as heart attack and stroke.
Are you at risk for diabetes? Take the Risk Test and find out now!
Do your results say you’re at risk for Diabetes? The videos below can help answer questions about diabetes, prediabetes, and the online class that will help you make lifestyle changes so you can cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes in half.
In this episode of “This is Public Health,” our own Dr Asante’ Hilts talks about the Diabetes Prevention Program offered by the West Central Health District.
Each of our classes is led by a certified Lifestyle Coach on our staff. Lifestyle changes don’t happen in a few weeks. That’s the reason the online class takes one year, so you have enough time and support to make sure you can keep the changes you make.
Space for each class is limited, so sign up now!