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VIRTUAL – Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Take Control with a Lifestyle Reset

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This event is running from 21 September 2021 until 7 December 2021. It is next occurring on October 5, 2021 12:00 pm

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Have you been diagnosed with prediabetes?

Are you at-risk to develop diabetes because it runs in your family?

Are you ready to make changes to improve your health?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, this virtual program can change your health for the better!

Take Control with a Lifestyle Reset is a comprehensive 12-week program taught by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who will cover nutrition and lifestyle for reducing risk for type 2 diabetes.

Learn up-to-date information about diabetes prevention and practical strategies to modify your lifestyle. One-hour weekly sessions delivered in a virtual classroom include:

  • Nutrition education and recipes
  • Exercise ideas and a resistance band to incorporate physical activity at home
  • Virtual instruction with interactive group discussion

What:         This program meets once a week for 12 consecutive weeks

When:        Tuesdays, Sept. 21 – Dec. 7, 2021 from 12-1 p.m.

Where:       Online using Zoom, a web-based video conferencing platform that is free and can work on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Fee:             Program fee is $35 per person and includes a book. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Space is limited and priority is given to residents of South Snohomish County.

Registering for this program requires a 2-step process. To start the registration process or learn more, visit the Registration Step 1 website or call (425) 582-8600.

Weekly one-hour virtual sessions will include things like recipes, exercise ideas, and other tools to empower your journey.  Weekly topics will include:

  • What Prediabetes is and Why it Matters
  • Preparing for your Lifestyle Reset
  • Building a Health-Boosting Diet
  • Building an Active Lifestyle
  • Addressing Weight Management
  • Meal Planning, Grocery Shopping and Preparing Meals
  • Eating Away from Home
  • Activity Strategies and Goals
  • Importance of Sleep
  • Developing a Mind-Set for Success
  • Strategies for Long-Term Behavior Change

Participants will receive a copy of the American Diabetes Association’s book Prediabetes: A Complete Guide for at-home reading along with a resistance band for fitness use and other electronic resources each week.

Prediabetes A Complete Guide - ADA book cover

Organizers:
Sound Dietitians and the Verdant Health Commission

Cost:
Program fee is $35 per person and includes a book. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Space is limited and priority is given to residents of South Snohomish County. For questions about scholarships, please email sue.waldin@verdanthealth.org or call (425) 582-8600.

Pre-registration Required?
Yes

For More Information or to Register:
This program requires 2 steps to the registration process, and payment will be collected during the 2nd step. To start the registration process or learn more, visit the Registration Step 1 website or call (425) 582-8600.

Event Location:
Online using Zoom, a web-based video conferencing platform that is free. This class can be access from a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access. We recommend testing your device’s Zoom capabilities by visiting https://zoom.us/test prior to your use of Zoom.