Pre-diabetes Fitness Program info
Turn around your diagnosis of pre-diabetes with a dose of nutrition and supervised exercise while losing weight. Find out more at a special kick-off session from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 16 at the Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center, 750 Cypress Station Drive. At the kick-off, participants will learn about the benefits of following a meal plan and increasing physical activity. Baptist Hospital East and the Wellness Center launched the pre-diabetes medical fitness program dubbed NEED – Nutrition, Exercise and Education to Deter Diabetes. Physician referral is required to join. The goal of NEED is to delay or prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes for those already diagnosed with metabolic syndrome which is characterized by extra weight around the waistline. The four- or five-week program includes the personal training time at the Wellness Center. Call for costs. Insurance may pay for some portions of the program. Required physician referral may be faxed to the Diabetes Management Program at 502.259.3658. To register or for information call 502.896.3900 or 502.897.8831.
Date: Feb 16, 2013
Starts: 9:30 AM | Ends: 10:30 AM
Baptist East/Milestone Wellness Center,
750 Cypress Station Drive
Phone: 502.896.3900 or 502.897.8831