Algonquin Family Health Team

Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes ProgramThis program is beneficial for adults who are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

If you have 1 or more of the following risk factors, this program is for you!

  • Overweight, especially in the stomach area
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Low physical activity levels
  • Diabetes during pregnancy

Participants work toward achieving 2 main goals

  1. Lose a minimum of 5% initial weight
  2. Increase mild physical activity to a minimum of 150 minutes weekly

We meet in groups at various times/locations

Weekly for 11 weeks, followed by bi-weekly for 7 weeks

Education Topics include

  • Healthy Eating
  • Move Those Muscles
  • Problem Solving
  • Mindful Eating
  • Stress Management
  • And Much More!

Participants can self-refer or have their health care provider refer to us. This program is FREE!

Thank you for your interest in this programDuring the course of the lockdown and until guidelines allow in-person groups to meet, this program is offered virtually and/or by phone.  For more information please contact program staff.

For more information

Contact The Wellness Hub at Link: The Wellness Hub Phone Number (click to call)705 789-5986, or email one of the following:

mailto:nicole.kiss@mahc.ca

Link: Email Algonquin Family Health Team Staff (click to email)angelika.davis@mahc.ca

Link: Email Algonquin Family Health Team Staff (click to email)julie.mayotte@mahc.ca

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