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Take Action Now to Prevent Diabetes

Novi, Mich. (June 28, 2012)---Botsford Hospital's Diabetes Prevention Project is a five-week, action-packed class. Registered dieticians at Botsford Diabetes and Nutrition Services in Novi will help you change your lifestyle by making the most out of your food choices, exercising and staying active, discovering your healthy lifestyle barriers, and having weekly goals and weigh-ins. 
 
Cost: $20. July 9 to August 6. Mondays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 248-477-6100 to register. Space limited to 25. Botsford Diabetes and Nutrition Services, 39830 Grand River Ave., Novi. 
 
How do you know if you are at risk for prediabetes? If you answer yes to two or more of these eight questions: 1. Are you 45 years of age or older? 2. Do you have a parent, brother or sister with diabetes? 3. Are you African-American, Hispanic, or Native American? 4. Are you overweight? 5. Do you get too little physical activity? 6. Do you have high blood pressure? 7. Do you have high cholesterol? 8. Did you have a baby that weighed 9 pounds or more at birth?

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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