Preventing Diabetes – Are you at risk?
The number of people with diabetes has skyrocketed in recent years. More than 1 out of 7 Philadelphia residents now has diabetes, and about a third have pre-diabetes. The good news is that diabetes can be prevented with changes in diet and exercise. Those changes can be challenging on your own, but participating in a Diabetes Prevention Programs can dramatically decrease your risk. And you can learn strategies that you can teach your friends and families to help keep our city healthy.
To find out if you are at risk for diabetes, take this simple quiz: https://www.cdc.gov/widgets/prediabetes/html5/iframe.html
To learn more about Diabetes Prevention Programs in Philadelphia, go to: http://healthfederation.org/dpp