St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea to host free 16-week Diabetes Prevention Program

CHELSEA – St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea will host a free Diabetes Prevention Program in Stockbridge, Michigan on Wednesdays beginning September 25 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The program will be held at 305 West Elizabeth Street, in room 108, and will consist of 16 weekly sessions followed by monthly maintenance sessions.  Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to attend an introductory informational session on September 18 from 6:30-7:30p.m., in the same location.

The Diabetes Prevention Program is intended for anyone at risk of type 2 diabetes.  It will help educate participants on strategies to become more active, control food intake, lose weight, manage stress, think positively and more.

The program is free, however, registration is required.  To register, please call 734-593-5276.

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About St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea (SJMC) is a not-for-profit joint venture hospital, whose partners are Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, a member of national Catholic health care system Trinity Health based in Livonia, Mich., and Michigan Medicine, the academic medical center of the University of Michigan.  Founded in 1970, SJMC is nationally recognized for both quality of care and patient satisfaction by national ranking organization Press Ganey, and is accredited by the Joint Commission.  SJMC employs more than 1,200 individuals with a medical staff of approximately 600 physicians.  Key services include robust medical and surgical service lines, six operating rooms, a 24-hour emergency department and senior emergency room, a state-of-the-art cancer center, a physical medicine and rehabilitation department, a comprehensive head pain treatment unit and behavioral health services.