Free pre-diabetes classes offered
Friday, January 13, 2023 - A series of free pre-diabetes classes will take place at the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library starting Tuesday, January 17, at 5:30 p.m.
Sequoyah County Extension Family and Consumer Science Educator, Janis Risley will be offering the CDC PreventT2 program for individuals that meet the criteria for pre-diabetes.
Classes are held every Tuesday for 16 weeks, then continue once a month for the next 6 months.
This life-saving program is proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. It provides participants with support from a trained lifestyle coach as well as other program participants.
One in every three American adults has been diagnosed as pre-diabetic. To find out if you’re at risk, contact your healthcare provider or take a free risk test at www.doihaveprediabetes.org.
For questions or to register for class, contact Janis Risley at 918-775-4838 or email Janis.Risley@okstate.edu.
Lindsie Dyer, Staff Writer
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