Steuben Diabetes prevention programs slated to begin soon – Hornell Evening Tribune

January 22nd, 2020 4:45 pm

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MondayJan20,2020at1:12AM

HORNELL Informational sessions on the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) offered by the Steuben County Public Health department are set for February.

The two-year NDPP program helps participants lose weight, become more physically active, lower stress, and reduce their Type 2 diabetes risk. Participants must be at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes but not previously diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Information on the program will be presented at:

Noon, Feb. 4 in the Steuben County Annex Room A, East Morris Street, Bath. Classes are set for noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Feb. 25.

5:45 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Hornell YMCA Art Room, 18 Center St., Hornell. Classes are set for 5:45- 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning March 10.

Classes for the two-year program will be held weekly for four months; then meet biweekly and eventually meet every month.

The cost of the program is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and Steuben County employees participating in the countys Wellness program. Private pay for the program in $150.

To register, or for more information on the program, qualifying blood work or other questions, call (607) 664-2438, email lwagner@steubencountyny.gov, or register online.

For information on the Corning YMCAs Type 2 diabetes prevention program, call (585) 341-4064.

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