Diabetes Prevention Program

Approximately 1,013,358 Georgians have diabetes. Additionally 234,000 people who have diabetes but don’t know it. Are you one of them?

Diabetes is a serious health problem in Georgia, being the seventh leading cause of death.  About one in every three 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.

This program is led by a certified Lifestyle Coach. Lifestyle changes don’t happen in a few weeks.  It takes time and support to make sure you can continue the changes you make in the program. 

Compete the form below to sign up for the program, or to see if this class is right for you:
Nutrition and Lifestyle Change Services Form

In this episode of  “This is Public Health,” Dr. Asante’ Hilts talks about the Diabetes Prevention Program offered by the West Central Health District.

Could you be risk for diabetes? Take the Prediabetes Risk Test 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.

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