Prediabetes Classes:

86 million American adults- more than 1 out of 3- have pre-diabetes. 90% do not know they have it. Click Here for a Pre-diabetes Risk Assessment. The Vanderburgh County Health Department will be offering FREE Prediabetes classes. This is a year long program. Classes will meet one hour a week for 16 weeks, then twice a month.  Daytime and evening class will be offered from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. or 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
In order to enroll in the program all participants must meet the following criteria:
  1. All participants must be 18 years of age or older and not pregnant at the time of enrollment. These programs are intended for adults at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
  2. All participants must have a BMI (body mass index) of ≥25 kg/m² (≥23 kg/m², if Asian American).
  3. All participants will be considered eligible based on either:
    • a recent (within the past year) blood test meeting one of the following specifications:
      • Fasting glucose of 100 to 125 mg/dl
      • A1c of 5.7 to 6.4
      • Clinically diagnosed gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during a previous pregnancy; or
    • a positive screening for prediabetes based on the CDC Prediabetes Screening Test.
  4. Participants cannot have a previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes prior to enrollment.

Classes meet once a week for an hour for 16 weeks. Then the group meets twice a month. This is a YEAR-LONG commitment.

If you are interested please call the Vanderburgh County Health Department at 812-435-2400 and ask to speak with someone in Health Promotions.

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Diabetes Prevention Program Class for 2020
 Please join us for our next year long class starting on June 30th.  All classes will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

If you are interested in the program and want to learn more,

join us on June 23rd from 1:00-2:00 p.m.