1 in 3 American Adults Has Prediabetes. Do You?

Diabetes Prevention Program

Madison Memorial Hospital is offering a yearlong Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Class to help you make important changes to your current lifestyle. Beginning January 9th at 6:00 pm, this program has regular class instruction and mentors you for one year with certified life coaches. It includes information about insulin resistance and four factors that help treat pre-diabetes and prevent Type 2 diabetes. Our registered dietitians will design a specific food plan for each client based on height, weight, and age to help maintain good health. Topics will include diet, exercise, stress reduction, coping strategies, and how activity level and exercise effect blood sugar. Lifestyle changes through small amounts of weight loss and increased activity have been show to cut the risk of Type 2 Diabetes in half! Goals for participants:
  • Lose 5-7% of starting weight by the end of the year
  • Get 150 minutes of activity every week
Participant requirements:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older and not currently pregnant
  • Cannot have a previous diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes
Price: $150

Diabetes Education Services

The following education services are available with a physician referral.

  • Diabetes education
  • Insulin pump instruction
  • Outpatient dietary instruction

**Teaching materials are offered in both English and Spanish**

For more information about the class call Susan (208) 359-6522 or Jacie (208) 359-6524

Lifestyle Coaches

Meet your lifestyle coaches and see what Diabetes Prevention Program entails:

Kerry Shares his Experience

These small lifestyle changes can have big effects on your quality of life with time.