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Baptist Health is committed to improving the health and wellness of our community. Baptist Health offers educational and free programs, health screenings, signature events, and access to several support groups throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties.

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Title:

Diabetes Prevention Program- Miami and Broward

Date:

Jan 22, 2019

Start Time:

6:00 PM

End Time:

8:00 PM

Description:

A lifestyle change program that can help you lose weight through eating better, being more physically active, and learning tools to reduce stress. This year-long program(21 sessions) will help you reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

*To be eligible for the program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Over the age of 18
  • Not pregnant at the time of enrollment
  • Be overweight (body mass indez>25; >23 if Asian) and
  • Have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes and
  • Have a blood test result in the prediabetes range within the past year:

Hemoglobin A1C: 5.7%-6.4% of

Fasting plasma glucose: 100-125 mg/dL or

Two-hour plasma glucose (after a 75 gm glucose load): 140-199 mg/dL or

  • Be previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes

 

Free. Space is limited. For more information on participating in this program, call 954-837-1394 or email SamCh@Baptisthealth.net.

We are also offering this class in Miami-Dade. Call 786-596-3812 or JudithDe@Baptisthealth.net for more details.

 

 

 

Location:

Baptist Medical Plaza at Pembroke Pines

Room:

Health Resource Center, Suite 130

Address:

15885 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027