Good Day Pharmacy's Diabetes Prevention Program
Establishing healthy routines can be challenging when you lack a support network. At Good Day Pharmacy, we're dedicated to providing you with the motivation necessary to improve your dietary choices, boost physical activity, and achieve weight loss. These steps can help delay or even prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. Explore our Diabetes Prevention Program,
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a persistent condition characterized by elevated blood sugar levels, impacting over 37 million individuals in the United States, with one in four unaware of their condition. While there's no outright cure for diabetes, prediabetes can be reversed. It's crucial to identify if you have prediabetes to prevent its progression. It's highly likely that you're acquainted with someone who has diabetes or prediabetes. Complete this brief assessment provided by the CDC and encourage your friends and family to do the same to evaluate their risk.
Diabetes By The Numbers
Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
8TH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH
Diabetes is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States.
People in the U.S. have prediabetes—but 8 out of 10 of them do not know they have it.
Diabetes disproportionately affects Black and Latino people. Due to systemic health inequities, they are nearly two times more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes.
4.6 FEWER YEARS
Adults 50 or older with diabetes die 4.6 years earlier.
Medical expenses for people with diabetes are 2.3 times greater than those without.
Some Positive Imformation
If you believe you are at risk of developing diabetes, there is a proactive approach you can take. Individuals with prediabetes who implement the lifestyle changes recommended by Good Day Pharmacy's Diabetes Prevention Program—such as achieving modest weight loss, adopting a balanced diet, and engaging in regular physical activity—have been shown to significantly reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Good Day Pharmacy Can Help!
Good Day Pharmacy's Diabetes Prevention Program is an educational class and support group led by a Good Day Pharmacy Health Coach. Classes focus on developing, practicing, and sustaining behaviors that promote health.