Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Throughout the month we’ll be offering discounted Diabetes Screenings and sharing tips about Diabetes Prevention and Exercise through FREE Lunch and Learns and a recurring Diabetes Awareness Booth.

Diabetes Screenings:
ONLY $15 through November 30, 2017
(SAVE $20 – regularly $35)

FREE Lunch and Learns:
1. Diabetes Prevention, November 15 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM
– What are the risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes?
– Am I at risk?
– What can I do now to try to avoid developing Type 2 Diabetes?
(Lunch not provided)

2. Diabetes Exercise, November 29 @ 12:00 – 1:00 PM
– What can I do if I have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes or Prediabetes to decrease the risks of developing other chronic health problems related to diabetes?
– How can regular exercise positively affect blood sugar and lipid levels, blood pressure, cardiovascular events, and quality of life in people with Diabetes?
– How often and how much do I need to exercise to make a difference?
(Lunch not provided)

Diabetes Awareness Booth:
November 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 4:30 – 6:30 PM
November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 @ 9:00 – 11:00 AM

For more information, please contact Jacque Perez at or 402-404-8439.

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