CHANGE can Start Today!
A Prediabetes diagnosis is not destiny. In fact, it is an opportunity to make a few changes now that could keep you from getting diabetes!
A number of organizations throughout the area offer Diabetes Prevention Programming. These programs provide in-depth information, skill-building and personal support to help participants make lasting changes in nutrition, physical activity, and stress management that can reduce their chances of developing diabetes. Learn and register for these programs:
ACT Now! Telephonic Diabetes Prevention Program
Buncome, Madison & McDowell Counties
YWCA’s Diabetes Wellness & Prevention Program
Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes
ONLINE sessions, available to anyone in NC
There are numerous opportunities to attend a Diabetes Self-Management Education program in the area. These programs are for people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and want to learn the fundamentals of eating, moving, managing stress, and goal-setting to improve their health and reduce their chances of complications related to diabetes. Learn more and register for these programs:
Buncombe & Madison Counties
Buncombe, Madison & McDowell Counties
This intensive program is specifically for people who have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and are serious about understanding and being in control of their own disease management. TCT2 uses three pillars of support to encourage self-management of type 2 diabetes: medical management, healthy eating, and physical activity. Learn more and register for this program:
Buncombe & McDowell Counties
Changes you can make NOW!
Learn more about Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association is a leader in the fight against the deadly consequences of Diabetes and the fight for those affected by diabetes. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes, as well as deliver services to hundreds of communities.
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