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DIABETES PREVENTION

Recognizing Signs and Preventing Type 2

Are you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes? Have you been diagnosed with prediabetes? Our Health Educators are here to help. Certified in-person classes to help you live healthier and prevent the onset of diabetes. What is prediabetes?

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Ways to a Healthier You

IN-PERSON WELLNESS PROGRAM

Eat smart, move more, feel great, and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  This CDC-recognized lifestyle change program was created using proven strategies for reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Get the support you need to succeed in a program that includes:

  • 16 weekly sessions
  • 6 monthly maintenance sessions
  • $10 vouchers for fresh produce through the course
  • Access to 1:1 mentoring for a full year
  • Group support system
  • Access to programs such as WIC, Tobacco Cessation, Breathe, and a Nutrition Program
  • Incentive items throughout the program as you reach your goals

Classes in Vernal, Uintah County

Sign up below for our classes in Vernal.

Introductory Session Zero will take place on  8 Sept. 2022, 4:30pm- 5:30pm. This session introduces you to what you will expect to get out of joining the Diabetes Prevention Program. This will help you see what we do and why we do it as well as give you a little insight of what to expect through the coming year. 

In-person weekly sessions to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes begin 15 Sept. 2022.

Please join us at the TriCounty Health Department for these 45-60 min sessions. Family/friend support is welcome to accompany participants

TriCounty Health Department – 133 S. 500 E. Vernal, UT 84078 (Main Conference Room).

Classes in Duchesne City, Duchesne County

2022 introduces DPP in Duchesne County. Sign up below for classes located in Duchesne City. 

Introductory Session Zero will take place on  20 Sept 2022, 4:30pm- 5:30pm. This session introduces you to what you will expect to get out of joining the Diabetes Prevention Program. This will help you see what we do and why we do it as well as give you a little insight of what to expect through the coming year.

 In-person weekly sessions to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes begin 28 Sept 2022. Please join us in Duchesne City for these 45-60 min sessions. Family/friend support is welcome to accompany participants.

Duchesne City – 734 N Center Street Duchesne UT 84021

See if you are at risk:

For more information or to register, please contact us at 435-247-1168.

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Vernal (435) 247-1177

133 South 500 East, Vernal, UT, 84078

Environmental Health Hours:

Monday – Friday 7:30-5:30

WIC HOURS:

MON-7:30-4

TUES-FRI 7:30-5:30

Roosevelt office closed noon-1pm

Roosevelt (435) 722-6300

409 South 200 east, roosevelt, ut, 84066