A 12-month diabetes prevention program will be held at NC State, starting Oct. 7.
Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-recognized program that uses proven strategies to help participants prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. NC State partnered with the North Carolina Division of Public Health to create the program.
“One of the things we really like to emphasize is that we are not promoting a diet,” said Casey Collins, coordinator of NC State’s Diabetes Prevention Program. “We are promoting healthy behaviors and lifestyle changes that are all proven strategies based on evidence and will help you lose weight and generally feel better.”
1 out of 3
adults in the nation has prediabetes.
of people with prediabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes within five years if there is no intervention.
of people with prediabetes can reduce their risk by participating in a structured lifestyle change program.
Classes will meet Mondays from noon to 1 p.m. in room 101 at Administrative Services II, 2711 Sullivan Drive. If you can’t attend the on-campus sessions, online class options are available.
The cost to participate in the program is $30, but a refund will be given to participants who meet the program’s requirements for class attendance and tracking their weight and physical activity.
You must meet the program’s eligibility requirements to participate.Click here for availability and registration information