St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, located at 775 S. Main Street in Chelsea, will host a free Diabetes Prevention Program inside the hospital’s Atrium Conference Room on Mondays beginning February 17 from 2 to 3 p.m. For those interested in learning more, a free informational session will be held on Feb. 10 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the same location. The program will consist of 16 weekly sessions followed by monthly maintenance sessions. 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.
This program is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 734-593-5276.
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, seven 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.
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