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National Diabetes Prevention Program classes begin Aug. 5

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center and Chaffee County Public Health have teamed up to offer the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Classes begin Aug. 5.

If you are prediabetic or at risk of developing diabetes, this program can help you learn healthy habits so you can prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

Classes will be offered in Buena Vista on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Chaffee County Offices, 114 Linderman Ave.

Salida sessions will take place on Wednesdays from 5-6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd., and Fridays from 8:45-9:45 a.m. at the Wellness U Gym, 1548 G Street.

Participants may choose the time and location that works for them.

All classes are supported by the Cancer, Cardiovascular and Chronic Pulmonary Disease Grants Program. There is no fee to attend.

For more information or to register, call (719) 539-4510.