Nutrition & Wellness
Diabetes Wellness Center
The Diabetes Wellness Center is committed to your health and well-being. We offer the following classes to help you both prevent diabetes, as well as manage an existing diagnosis. For more information on the Diabetes Wellness Center or to register for any of these programs, please visit echn.org/blockdiabetes or call 860.647.6824.
Prevent T2: Diabetes Prevention Program
1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes and only 10% are aware they have it. It is time to take charge of your health. The Prevent T2 Program can help you make lasting lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes. With the Prevent T2 Program you will learn the skills needed to lose weight, be more physically active and manage stress and much more. Classes are provided by trained lifestyle coaches and have an interactive format encouraging participants to share best practices for success. This is a year-long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once monthly for the second 6 months. We offer convenient times in the morning, at lunch time and in the evening, both virtually and in person with new classes starting every month.
To qualify for this program at no cost to you must be 18 years or older with a BMI of over 25 and have no previous diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes.
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