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

CHELSEA – Beginning February 15, St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea will virtually host a free 16-week National Diabetes Prevention Program, scheduled each Monday from 2 to 3 p.m.  The diabetes education offered is intended for people at risk for type 2 diabetes.  Participants will learn to:

  • Become more active
  • Take back negative thoughts
  • Lose a moderate amount of weight
  • Manage stress
  • Control portions
  • Stay motivated
  • Be part of a group

Those interested in the program are invited to participate in a free virtual information session on February 8 from 2 to 3 p.m.

All meetings are virtual and held via Webex. Upon registration and eligibility screening, participants will be provided a meeting invitation via e-mail.  This virtual program is free, but registration is required.  For more information or to register for the program, 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 700 physicians.  Key services include robust medical and surgical service lines, eight 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.

For additional information about SJMC, please visit

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