Could you be one of the 79 million Americans with pre-diabetes?
Learn to minimize your risk.
Free Pre-Diabetes Seminar
Reducing your Risk Using 3 Healthy Strategies
Led by a BayCare-Certified Diabetes Educator
This seminar will:
∙ Define diabetes and identify primary types (Pre-DM, GDM, Type 1, and Type 2).
∙ Identify diabetes risk factors and medical health flags.
∙ Explain concept of Hemoglobin A1c.
∙ Define insulin resistance.
∙ List a minimum of three lifestyle interventions supporting blood glucose management.
∙ Explain carbohydrate effects and the role it plays in blood glucose management.
∙ Discuss general recommended carbohydrate amounts for women/men.
∙ Identify food label serving size and total carbohydrate amount per serving.
∙ Identify pre-diabetes and diabetes management education support resources.
Important – and convenient:
∙ Diabetes and pre-diabetes are among the top chronic conditions of SPC employees.
∙ SPC is committed to working with employees to curb this trend.
∙ SPC has scheduled these sessions during the middle of the day to minimize time away from work.
∙ Employees may be “on the clock” for the part of the session that is beyond their lunch break.
∙ You’re welcome to “brown-bag it” and bring your lunch.
Participation in this seminar is worth 5 points in the Wellness Rewards Program.
Any SPC employee or dependent, whether diagnosed with a medical condition or not, is welcome to attend. The dissemination of information is intended for use by the employee or the employee’s dependents.
|Monday, 9/8||Health Education Center||274D||2-3:00 p.m.|
|Monday, 9/22||St. Petersburg/Gibbs||SA-114||Noon – 1:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, 10/2||EpiCenter||DO-143||2-3:00 p.m.|
|Monday, 10/6||Allstate||219||11:00 am – Noon|
|Thursday, 10/9||Tarpon Springs||GA-423||Noon – 1:00 p.m.|
|Monday, 10/20||SPC Downtown||DC-127||10 – 11:00 a.m.|
|Thursday, 10/23||Clearwater||ES-107||11:00 a.m. – Noon|
|Thursday, 10/30||Seminole||UP-324||10 – 11:00 a.m.|
*All sessions are 60 minutes.
Pre-registration is required.
1. Log into MySPC.
2. Select Skillport from the bottom of the left “Main Menu.”
3. Click on the “Browse the Library” tab at the top.
4. Under SPC Professional Development, select WELLNESS.
5. Click on the Fall Pre-Diabetes Seminar.
6. Review the session schedule near the bottom – press the Details button on the left for more session information.
7. Press the Enroll button – you will also be prompted to add the session to your “Learning Plan” this is recommended for ease of access to the class later if needed.