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Genesys offers diabetes prevention classes

(GENESEE COUNTY, MI) The Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center is offering a three day course entitled "Preventing Diabetes." Next session will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6 pm to 8 pm on these dates: May 22, June 5 and June 19.
If you answer "yes" to one or more of these questions, you may be at risk for diabetes and can benefit from the class:

Are you overweight?
Are you older than 45?
Do you have high blood pressure?
Do you have high cholesterol?
Do you have a family member with diabetes?

Topics covered in the class include: understanding the implications of elevated blood sugar, risk factors of diabetes and learning how to reduce them, lifestyle changes and choices, nutrition, snacking, eating out, benefits of physical activity, identifying cues that impact food and activity decisions, and obstacles to maintaining a lifestyle that will prevent diabetes.

The classes are held at the Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center, located on the Genesys Regional Medical Center - Health Park Campus in Grand Blanc (inside the Genesys Athletic Club complex). Cost is $35. Pre-registration is required.

To sign up for this session or an upcoming session, call the Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center at 810-606-7720.

The Genesys Diabetes and Nutrition Learning Center is certified by the Michigan Department of Community Health, and is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. It is considered one of the largest education programs in the state for people with diabetes. Certified educators (including registered dietitians, nurses and social workers) help clients understand their medical condition, and offer support on the journey to behavior change.

Genesys also offers diabetes support group classes every other month. Classes offer support, education, guest speakers and group discussions. Those with diabetes and their families and friends are welcome. For details, call 810-606-7720.


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