Did You Know?
- About 86 million American adults have prediabetes, a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal.
- Half of all Americans age 65 or older have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
- People with prediabetes are likely to develop type 2 diabetes within 10 years, unless they act to prevent or delay the disease.
- Diabetes is a leading cause of heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney disease and nerve disease.
The Good News
You can reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and gain tools for healthy living.
If you are at risk for type 2 diabetes, the Fetter Health Care Network Diabetes Prevention Program provides a supportive environment where you can work with others in a small group setting to learn how healthy eating, physical activity and other behavior changes can reduce your chances of developing the disease.
- Participants must be at least 18 years of age
- No previous diagnosis
- Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) at or above 24 (BMI ≥ 22 for Asian individuals)
- Be at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.
Am I at Risk?
To qualify for the Fetter’s Diabetes Prevention Program, participants must have a blood value in the following range:
- Hemoglobin A1c level between 5.7-6.4%, or
- Fasting Plasma Glucose between 100-125 mg/dL, or
- 2-hour Plasma Glucose between 140-199 mg/dL
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