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Diabetes and Prediabetes

Diabetes and Prediabetes
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin or cannot use its own insulin as well as it should. Approximately 7.2% of Calvert County residents have been diagnosed with diabetes.

Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be type 2 diabetes.

Living Well with Diabetes
Living Well with Diabetes is a 6-week self-management workshop for those with type II diabetes and pre-diabetes. Learn the keys to take charge of your diabetes. Classes are free, but registration is required.

Living Well with Diabetes Class Schedule
Call to register: 410-535-5400 x459
Register on-line

Diabetes Prevention Program
Designed for those with prediabetes, this year long lifestyle change program is divided into 16 week sessions followed by monthly sessions. The program goal is to reduce body weight by 7% and increase physical activity by 150 minutes per week.  

Take the Prediabetes Screening Test

Diabetes Prevention Program Schedule
Call to register: 410-535-5400 x357

For additional classes, visit Calvert Memorial Hospital

Learn more about diabetes: mdh-dl-calchd-communityhealthcchd@maryland.gov

 

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