Diabetes is so common in our communities today and it is important to us that people know they are not alone in dealing with the everyday struggles of having diabetes. North Central District Health Department regularly offers sessions of an Accredited Diabetes Education Program called Healthy Living with Diabetes (HLWD).
We are excited to invite you to attend the next series of Diabetes Education Sessions! Join our Registered Dietitian and Registered Nurse to learn more about Healthy Living with Diabetes.
Register below to be notified of the next Healthy Living with Diabetes series. We will only use the information provided to contact you.
- Diabetes affects about 30.3 million Americans. 9.4 percent of the U. S. Population or about 1 out of every 10 people.
- Nearly 1 in 4 adults living with diabetes, or 7.2 million Americans, are unaware that they have the disease.
- Another 84 million Americans have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.
- Nine out of 10 adults with prediabetes don’t know they have it.
- To Observe Diabetes Alert Day:
- Take this fast and easy Diabetes Risk Test.
- For information on Free Diabetes Classes offered by North Central District Health Department, please contact Maranda Burgin, RN Diabetes Educator at 502 633-1231 Ext 256.
Newly diagnosed with diabetes or new to diabetes education?
The Diabetes 101, A Self-Guided Approach to Understanding Diabetes e-Learning module provides basic information on diabetes for those newly diagnosed or not ever attended a diabetes learning session since being diagnosed. The module is self-paced and has 2 options to learn. Contact the Community Health Team, 502-633-1231, for more information and options for further class learning. Please feel free to send comments or issues with the module to firstname.lastname@example.org . Thank you for taking the time to learn more about diabetes.