Peekskill, NY – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) is pleased to announce the launch of free Life Style Change- PreventT2 classes for type 2 diabetes prevention in Peekskill, Yonkers, and Pomona. One in three American adults has prediabetes, making the need for prevention more relevant than ever. The Lifestyle Change Program is proven to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes through modest lifestyle changes made with the support of a coach and your peers.
These small group sessions will meet once a week for an hour and are completely free of charge, though advanced registration is required. Topics covered in these sessions include:
- Healthier food choices
- Adding more physical activity into your day
- Finding ways to manage stress and stay motivated
- Gaining support from others with similar goals
There will be an information session on January 15, and classes start on January 29 at The HRHCare Jeannette J. Phillips Health Center, located at 1037 Main Street in Peekskill. For more information, or to see if you qualify for the program, call Liz Phillips at (914) 734-8612 or Yessica Morel at (845) 490-2080.
There will be an information session on February 12, and classes start on February 26 in the 1st Floor Library of the YMCA of Yonkers, located at 17 Riverdale Avenue. For more information, or to see if you qualify for the program, call Vermaline McCracon at (845) 743-2442.
There will be an information session on February 26, and classes start on March 5 in the Building J Conference Room of the Rockland County Department of Health, located at 50 Sanatorium Road in Pomona. For more information, or to see if you qualify for the program, call Margot Balzer at (845) 376-5973.
PreventT2 is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CC).
For more information contact:
Public Relations Manager