AM I AT RISK FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES?

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is a condition when the body does not use insulin properly, and, as a result, the blood sugar levels are higher than normal. It is also a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Type 2 diabetes often leads to complicatons, such as heart attack, kidney failure, blindness, stroke, lower limb amputation.

You don’t want to have type 2 diabetes because it means

GOOD NEWS IS THAT OUR LIFESTYLE CHANGE PROGRAM HAS BEEN PROVEN TO PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE.

 

THE GOALS OF THE PROGRAM

WHAT IS THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM?

WHAT IS THE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM?

  1. At least 18 years old and
  2. Body Mass Index > 25; >23 if Asian (Click here to know your BMI) and
  3. No previous diagnosis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  4. EITHER a, b, or c should be true:
    a) you took Prediabetes Risk Test and received a result of high risk for type 2 diabetes (Click here to know your risk)
    b) you have prediabetes based on blood work
    i. HbA1c: 5.7-6.4% or
    ii. Fasting plasma glucose 100-125 mg/dL or
    iii. Two-hour plasma glucose (after a 75 gm   glucose load): 140-199 mg/dLc)
    c) you had gestational diabetes (a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women)

INTERESTED IN JOINING THE PROGRAM?

Call 203 717-2474