Pre-Diabetes: Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes
Lutheran Medical Center
Wheat Ridge, CO
Pre-diabetes is a common and serious health condition that affects about 84 million American adults. Approximately 90% of these folks are unaware they have it! With pre-diabetes you are at risk for developing Type II diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Come learn about lifestyle changes to prevent or delay the development of diabetes. We will cover causes and risk factors, complications and healthy lifestyle choices that can make a difference!
Instructor: Cherie Chao, RDN
Cherie earned her degree from the University of Connecticut and has been doing nutrition counseling since 1981. She has been the Outpatient Nutritionist and Cardiac Rehab Dietitian at SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center since 1996. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has been active in the Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition Practice Group. She has completed additional training in adult weight management from the Academy. She has expertise working with a wide variety of nutrition concerns. An avid tennis player and cyclist, Cherie helps clients with the attitudes and moods that accompany eating habits as well as helping them choose foods that promote the highest level of health.