Class will offer diabetes prevention help

January 3, 2014 • Local News

Have you been told you might have pre-diabetes?

Anyone who made a New Year’s resolution to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes can join the Lifestyle Intervention Course held by the Chaves County Extension Office.

An informational meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the CCEO office, 200 E. Chisum. The class is limited to 20-22 participants, said Home Economist Shannon Wooton.

In its third year, the 16-week course has had great success in improving the risk factors of its participants, Wooton said.

“We average about 13 percent weight loss with the participants,” Wooton said. “They just love the program.”

Students follow a set curriculum and program, are asked to exercise 150 Login to read more

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