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Diabetes prevention program


June 20, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control estimates 10% of Sauk County residents are diagnosed with diabetes, while the Wisconsin Department of Health Services estimates nearly 40% of Wisconsin adults are expected to develop type-2 diabetes in their lifetime.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare’s Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Change Program helps those in the community with pre-diabetes symptoms prevent a diagnosis of type-2 diabetes later in life. While diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United State and recognized as a priority issue by the Sauk County Community Health Needs Assessment, in...

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