Munson Health
Thursday, June 05, 2014 - Understanding Pre-Diabetes: Are You at Risk?

Understanding Pre-Diabetes: Are You at Risk?
Diabetes educator shares how to prevent pre-diabetes through healthy lifestyle

A person with pre-diabetes has a blood sugar level higher than normal, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis.

That person is at higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes and other serious health problems, including heart disease and stroke.

Certified diabetes educator Mary Coates, R.N., C.D.E., will offer the latest information on preventing pre-diabetes at a program from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at Munson Community Health Center Meeting Rooms A&B on Monday, June 9.

Participants will learn ways to improve their food choices, increase their physical activity, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Coates specializes in the education and emotional needs of those living with diabetes. The program is sponsored by the Munson Community Health Library and is free and open to the public.

Registration is requested by calling the library at (231) 935-9265 or participants may register online at

Munson Community Health Center is located at 550 Munson Ave. in Traverse City.