Diabetes Prevention Seminar

When:  Wednesday, March 10, 2010 from 6-7:30 pm
Where
:  Seton Diabetes Education Center:  5555 N. Lamar, Bldg. D, Ste 125 Get Directions
Cost:  The seminar is free, but you must register – www.goodhealth.com/classes_and_events/classes/diabetes_prevention_seminar

THE FACTS:

  • 1.8 million Texans (10% of our population) have diabetes.
  • 460,000 adult Texans are believed to have diabetes and are not yet diagnosed.
  • Up to 25% of all adults will develop diabetes at some point in their life.

GOOD NEWS!
Healthy habits can reduce your individual risk of developing diabetes. A condition called pre-diabetes indicates changes in your body that can progress to diabetes if not managed. Research shows that weight loss, exercise and healthy diet can significantly impact your future if you have pre-diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance or metabolic syndrome.

INTENDED AUDIENCE:

  • Persons with pre-diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance
  • Persons with metabolic syndrome
  • Persons at risk of developing diabetes
    • Strong family history of type 2 diabetes
    • History of gestational diabetes
    • Overweight
    • Physical Inactivity
    • Over 45 years of age
    • Abnormal lipids (especially high triglycerides or low HDL)
    • High blood pressure
    • Ethnicity—persons of African American, Hispanic, Asian American or Native American descent are at higher risk
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About Trinity UMC

Trinity United Methodist Church is not a church that has all the answers, but we do know the source of our hope, healing, and love. Your continued participation is welcome as we seek to serve God through each other, our community, and our world. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would simply like to talk. Trinity United Methodist Church is a dynamic community of people, who through their trust in God's faithfulness, strive to provide an inclusive, joyful, loving, and caring environment. In this community, people can find spiritual nurture and growth, mutual support of individual needs, and a sense of family. Reaching out through vital and creative worship, people-centered programs, and social and environmental stewardship, this congregation serves the local and global communities.

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