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Healthy Eating to Prevent and Manage Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Did you know that about 50% of adults in Santa Clara County are estimated to have prediabetes? Most people with prediabetes don't know they have it.

The good news is that there are steps you can take to improve your health and reduce your risk of developing diabetes. Come to one of our fun, interactive programs with a Public Health Registered Dietician Nutritionist (or nutrition educator for Gilroy classes) to learn how to stay at a healthy weight, develop healthy eating habits, and be more active. 
  • Saratoga Library: Friday, November 2, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070. (408) 867-6126.
  • Gilroy Library: Saturday, November 3, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. (English), Tuesday, November 6, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. (Spanish), 350 W. 6th Street, Gilroy, CA 95020. (408) 842-8207.
  • Cupertino Library: Monday, November 5, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 10800 Torre Avenue, CA 95014. (408) 446-1667.
  • Milpitas Library: Thursday, November 15, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., 160 N. Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035. (408) 262-1171.
  • Campbell Library: Wednesday, November 28, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., 77 Harrison Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008. (408) 866-1991.

If you can't make it to one of our classes, check out the resources below: 

Take the diabetes risk test to find out your score and what you can do to prevent, delay, or treat diabetes: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/collab/dpi/Pages/dpi-risk-test.aspx 

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) helps prevent or lower the risk of type 2 diabetes in individuals who have been diagnosed with prediabetes. Get support. Join a DPP group today! Learn more at https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/collab/dpi/Pages/dpp.aspx 

1 in 10 adults in SCC have diabetes. Check out SCCPreventDiabetes.org for some easy lifestyle changes that can help lower your risk. https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/collab/dpi/Pages/dpi-prev-tips.aspx

American Diabetes Month

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