Carlisle to host ‘Prevent T2’


Registration for program now under way

By Charles Warner - cwarner@civitasmedia.com



Image courtesy of the Town of Carlisle The Town of Carlisle is hosting “Prevent 2” beginning July 21. Prevent 2 is a free lifestyle change program that can help participants live healthier lifestyle and prevent the onset of diabetes. The program will be held at the Carlisle Town Hall with the first session scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, July 21. Persons interested in participating in the program can register for it until Friday, July 14.


Image courtesy of the Town of Carlisle Prevent T2 is a Centers for Disease Control-recognized lifestyle change program designed to help people who are prediabetic reduce their chances of developing diabetes. The Town of Carlisle is hosting the program which will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, July 21 at the Carlisle Town Hall. Persons interested in participating in the program can register for it until Friday, July 14.


CARLISLE — Registration is now open for a free program that helps persons who are pre-diabetic reduce their chances of developing diabetes.

The Town of Carlisle is hosting “Prevent T2” which is described in a flier advertising it as “a CDC-recognized, lifestyle change program designed to help people who are pre-diabetic cut their risk in half for developing type 2 diabetes. This program is also referred to as the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP).”

Qualifications

The flier advertising Prevent T2 lists the following qualifications for participation in the program:

• Having elevated blood sugar or “borderline” diabetes”

• Having have gestational diabetes

• Having a family history of diabetes and being overweight

• Having A1C between 5.7-6.4 percent.

• Having a fasting plasma glucose between 100-12 mg/dl.

• Being at risk via the CDC Pre-diabetes Screening

Goals

The flier also lists the main goals of the program for participants:

• Lost 5-7 percent of their starting body weight

• Work up to 150 minutes of physical activity per week

• Learn how to eat healthy by tracking daily caloric and fat intake

• Cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes in half

Importance

As for why addressing pre-diabetes before it can develop into diabetes is important, the flier states that:

• Pre-diabetes is 100 percent reversible

• 9 out of 10 people with pre-diabetes don’t know they have it.

• If left untreated, 30 percent of people with pre-diabetes can develop type 2 diabetes within five years.

• Complications from type 2 include: blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, and lower extremities.

The program consists of 16 sessions once a week followed by eight monthly sessions. Each session lasts one hour and are taught by a CDC- (Centers for Disease Control) trained coach.

Persons interested in participating in the program can call the Carlisle Town Hall at 864-427-1505 or Maxine Spencer at 864-427-2262.

Registration for the program ends Friday (July 14).

Image courtesy of the Town of Carlisle The Town of Carlisle is hosting “Prevent 2” beginning July 21. Prevent 2 is a free lifestyle change program that can help participants live healthier lifestyle and prevent the onset of diabetes. The program will be held at the Carlisle Town Hall with the first session scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, July 21. Persons interested in participating in the program can register for it until Friday, July 14.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Carlisle-Diabetes-1.jpgImage courtesy of the Town of Carlisle The Town of Carlisle is hosting “Prevent 2” beginning July 21. Prevent 2 is a free lifestyle change program that can help participants live healthier lifestyle and prevent the onset of diabetes. The program will be held at the Carlisle Town Hall with the first session scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, July 21. Persons interested in participating in the program can register for it until Friday, July 14.

Image courtesy of the Town of Carlisle Prevent T2 is a Centers for Disease Control-recognized lifestyle change program designed to help people who are prediabetic reduce their chances of developing diabetes. The Town of Carlisle is hosting the program which will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, July 21 at the Carlisle Town Hall. Persons interested in participating in the program can register for it until Friday, July 14.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/web1_Carlisle-Diabetes-2.jpgImage courtesy of the Town of Carlisle Prevent T2 is a Centers for Disease Control-recognized lifestyle change program designed to help people who are prediabetic reduce their chances of developing diabetes. The Town of Carlisle is hosting the program which will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, July 21 at the Carlisle Town Hall. Persons interested in participating in the program can register for it until Friday, July 14.
Registration for program now under way

By Charles Warner

cwarner@civitasmedia.com

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

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