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Diabetes Prevention

Does someone in your family have diabetes? If so, you have a greater risk of you developing diabetes. At Memorial Hospital, we offer diabetes prevention classes to teach you strategies to prevent the development of diabetes. Topics include:

  • Hyperglycemia - what is it, and what causes it.

  • The role of food and diet in maintaining consistent blood glucose levels

  • Protect your body from diabetes with exercise

  • How weight affects your chances of developing diabetes and what you can do about it

For more information to sign up for the class or to schedule an appointment, please call HealthLink at 719-444-CARE (2273), Option 3.  Or, go to to sign up online today.

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Nutrition counseling

Diabetes management

Cooking classes

Weight loss