Winona Health will offer Diabetes Prevention: Small Steps, Big Rewards, a four-week class beginning Monday, October 1. The class will meet Monday evenings, October 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Lake Winona Manor Classroom at Community Memorial Hospital, 855 Mankato Avenue in Winona.
Participants will learn about lifestyle changes that help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and, most importantly, instructors will teach strategies for putting these changes into practice.
Rose Gurley, outreach dietitian, and Jill O'Donnell, registered nurse will be the facilitators. Both instructors are certified diabetes educators. People with increased risk of developing diabetes are encouraged to register. Risk factors include:
-High blood pressure
-Abnormal blood sugar
The cost is $60 per individual or couple. Please register by Friday, September 28. For more information or to register, call 507.457.4149.