HMFC refers to Cody Regional Health (CRH) for its diabetes prevention program. If you are at risk for diabetes which means you are also at increased risk for developing serious health problems such as type 2 diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. The CRH program is an excellent way to reduce your risk!
How do you know if you are at risk?
You could have prediabetes if you have:
• High cholesterol or
• High blood pressure or
• A parent, brother or sister with diabetes
Download the Prediabetes Risk Test, right, to determine your personal risk. If you discover you are at risk call Liz Fabrizio at CRH to register for the class.
The next class is starting soon!
SIGN UP BY March 18!
FEE: $75.00 for 26 classes
When: Starts 3/25/2020
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Where: Cody Regional Health’s West Park Hospital Campus - Pitchfork Room
To Register, contact Liz Fabrizio at 307.578.2468
If you are a person who has a chronic condition known as diabetes, you probably already know it cannot be cured. The good news is that there are ways to manage diabetes and prevent or delay serious complications. Even if you have complications, they can often be managed also. HMFC has a great class called Healthy U, Diabetes that can assist you, as an individual, learn to create a plan to manage your diabetes.
Healthy U is a free workshop that meets once a week for 2.5 hours over the course of 6 weeks. Subjects covered in a Healthy U- Diabetes workshop include:
- Techniques to deal with common problems like frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation
- Appropriate exercise for improving and maintaining strength, flexibility, and endurance
- Appropriate use of medications
- Communicated effectively with family, friends, and health care providers
- Action planning
- How to avoid complications
For more information about the next class, call 307-272-1753.