Diabetes can strike anyone, from any walk of life.
And it does – in numbers that are dramatically increasing. As many as 1-in-3 people in Yakima County are considered “prediabetic,” or a step away from full-blown diabetes.
If you have recently been diagnosed or are struggling to manage the disease, we have resources that will put you back in control of your health.
“A Healthier Me” is an education and support program for those with diabetes. Classes cover such topics as Healthy Eating and Activity Needs; Diabetes Medications and Monitoring; Problem Solving and Healthy Coping.
Taught by registered dieticians, “A Healthier Me” nourishes a supportive atmosphere; here, you will find a way to manage your disease and live a healthier life for you and your family.
We also offering coaching to help you manage a healthy weight; control the symptoms of asthma and to quit smoking.
Call now to schedule yourself for these free classes, available in both Yakima and Sunnyside, 509.454.4143
The Healthier Kids program is part of SNAP Ed. It’s a six week class to learn how to eat more healthfully and get fit.