LifeStyle Balance

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LifeStyle Balance is an excellent program aimed at supporting participants in making long-term and sustainable healthy lifestyle changes to increase physical activity and achieve weight loss. The program includes group education sessions and discussions about healthy eating, being active, dealing with emotions and stress, problem solving and addressing the barriers that keep you from reaching or maintaining your weight loss goals.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • BMI of 25 or higher, plus one or more of the following risk factors:
  • Diagnosis of prediabetes (impaired fasting glucose or impaired glucose tolerance)
  • A1C 5.7 to 6.4%
  • Fasting Plasma Glucose 100 to 125 mg/dL
  • Blood pressure 130/80 mgHg or higher
  • Current treatment for high blood pressure
  • Triglycerides 150 mg/dL or higher
  • LDL Cholesterol 130 mg/dL or higher
  • Current treatment for high cholesterol
  • HDL Cholesterol <40 mg/dL for men, <50 mg/dL for women

Do you have Prediabetes?

Take the Prediabetes Risk Assessment Here.

Our year-long program will meet in Carney Conference Center from noon to 1:00 pm weekly for 14 weeks and gradually reduce to monthly sessions. Cost of the program is $150 which includes all supplies, mid-program labs and RN, RD and Athletic Trainer team instruction and support!

Please contact Penny Maher, RN if you would like additional information about the program or if you are interested in participating in Lifestyle Balance. Phone: 345-3309 or Email: pmaher@gmc.org

For more information on Diabetes Education and Management, click here.