Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Wellness U is offering
the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Salida.
The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) lifestyle-change program designed to prevent Type
This program introduces those who are prediabetic or at risk of developing
diabetes to healthy habits needed for preventing or delaying the onset
of Type 2 diabetes.
“This group class is very effective at reducing body weight by 7
percent and increasing weekly exercise to a minimum of 150 minutes. It
is the most effective lifestyle-change program offered by the CDC,”
said HRRMC Wellness Manager Jon Fritz.
Classes are free and will begin Aug. 27 and will take place Tuesdays at
10 a.m. on the second floor in the HRRMC Outpatient Pavilion, 1000 Rush
To register, visit hrrmc.com/events and enter “National Diabetes”
in the Events Search section, or call 719-530-2057.